Year: 1985 Source: East-West Center Conference on Culture, Youth & Suicide in the Pacific, (1985: Honolulu), p.74-87 SIEC No: 19880183

The author investigated all suicides occurring in Western Samoa from 1970-81 (n=237). A special group was set up to study these suicides & to increase public knowledge of the problem. A reduction in the suicide rate was experienced following this educational program. (NBB)