Year: 1985 Source: International Congress for Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention, (13th: 1985: Vienna), 3p. SIEC No: 19861051

A suicide prevention clinic was organized in Rajaji Hospital in 1973, prompted by the high rate of suicide in Madurai compared to the rest of India (43 vs 9 per 1000,00). A total of 9453 suicide attempters were registered by the SPC during the 10 years since its inception. The author discusses the work of the SPC & its associated Lithium Clinic. 12 Ref. (NBB)