Year: 1985 Source: Crisis Intervention, v.14, no.2, (1985), p.46-70 SIEC No: 19871615

This publication on suicide, violence & youth is designed for parents, teens, teachers & physicians. The ARK model for prevention & post-intervention assesses risk of suicide starting with accurate clinical diagnosis & focusing on 3 aspects of functioning: 1)perceptions of reality; 2)health behaviour patterns; & 3)transcendental abstract values. Guidelines for communities to use in the development of prevention programs are given with practical recommendations.