Year: 1984 Source: Journal of Preventive Psychiatry, v.2, no.1, (1984), p.15-31 SIEC No: 19860804

The prevention of suicide should be based on (1) increasing the awareness of danger signals prior to the occurrence of suicidal behavior through increasing the knowledge of the public & professional groups (2) mobilizing community resources conducive to better mental health & (3) providing facilities for the care of those with suicidal preoccupations & behavior. 18 refs.