Year: 1985 Source: International Congress for Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention, (13th: 1985: Vienna), 3p. SIEC No: 19861165

The goals of the first crisis line in the Republic of Slovenia, Yugoslavia, was to reduce suicide rates. This has been difficult to evaluate. However, the centre has received & documented over 15,000 calls in its 5 years of operation. Selection & training of volunteers is discussed; demographic & epidemiologic data collected has provided profiles of those who contact the service. NBB