Year: 1984 Source: Dayton, Ohio: Suicide Prevention Center, Inc., (1984). 11p. SIEC No: 19872315

This is information for gatekeepers (non-mental health workers) who are in daily contact with a variety of people to recognize, stabilize, & refer suicidal persons. Descriptions of what a crisis is in general, basic suicidology, how to communicate with a person in a crisis (both general & suicidal), the intervention plan, & possible characteristics of a person considering suicide are provided. (KM)