Year: 1986 Source: International Conference on Mental Health and Technology (Vancouver, B.C.: June 1986), 15p. SIEC No: 19861249

Discusses the difficulties involved in planning and implementing a computerized information system in a suicide prevention service. It was found that line staff should be involved at all stages, the uses for the data must be clearly defined, and the system must be periodically reviewed. The chosen hardware and software are described.