Year: 1985 Source: International Congress for Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention, (13th: 1985: Vienna), 4p. SIEC No: 19861144

Examined are suicide & self destructive behavior among residents of municipal districts, quarter & blocks in Heidelberg. During 1974-80 3035 patients were treated for drug overdose following a suicide attempt. 52.2 were drowsy upon admission; 13% died. Rates of suicide for districts ranged from 7.0-16.78 per 1000 inhabitants 15 yrs. & older; for quarters, 0.-29.13, & for blocks 0.-71.43. Two maps demonstrate varying rates of suicide in districts & in blocks. NBB