Year: 1978 Source: Personnel and Guidance Journal, v.56, no.9, (May 1978), p.537-543 SIEC No: 19870582

The author presents information about persons at risk of suicide for caregivers in counselling or treatment centres since they are a first line of defence against suicide. The discussion includes the etiology & recognition of suicidal states, assessment of risk, management & treatment, prevention responsibilities, & a section on working with adolescents. 31 Refs. (LH)