Year: 1985 Source: National Conference on Youth Suicide, (1985: Washington, D.C.), p.93-97 SIEC No: 19871786

Dr. Litman addresses current issues in youth suicide, which include: the increase among older adolescents (16-19); the introduction of drugs & alcohol at this age; the association of substance abuse, depression, & suicide; & counselling services essential to an overall suicide prevention program. The best treatment approach to the young substance abuser with multiple problems, states Litman, is a “multi-modality, anti-misery program.” p.95. Table #1 & 7 Ref. (NBB)