Year: 1985 Source: New York: Julian Messner, 1985. 125p. SIEC No: 19861504

This book deals openly with the problem of teenage suicide. The author begins by describing the cases of 6 teenagers who have attempted suicide. The myths about suicide & danger signals are explained, along with factors involved in suicide & other forms of self-destructive behavior. The positive & negative aspects of media coverage of suicide are also examined. The last chapter describes successful prevention methods & is followed by a list of American crisis centres & a useful bibliography.