Year: 1973 Source: International Conference for Suicide Prevention, (7th: 1973: Amsterdam), p.478-489 SIEC No: 19870472

The objectives, rationale & operation of an inexpensive, anti-suicide program for high-risk, chronically suicidal persons is described. The Continuing Relationship Maintenance Program is based on advances in theory & practice, including new developments in the training & employment of paraprofessionals & volunteers. This experimental program is being carried out within a methodological framework designed to yield an evaluation of results compared with costs. 14 refs. (LH)