Year: 1986 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology (19th: 1986: Atlanta), 7p. SIEC No: 19871226

This paper examines the roles of the professionals & volunteers at the suicide prevention & crisis services in Ithaca, New York & reasons for lack of tension between them. For example, mutual respect arises from the fact that many professionals were volunteers, that the professionals who work most closely with the agency have had a direct hand in training volunteers, & clarity of purpose & role. (KM)