Year: 1972 Source: Annual Conference for the International Assoc for Suicide Prevention, (6th: 1972: Mexico), p.331-336 SIEC No: 19880217

A random sample of 200 adults (aged 20-64) living in the city of New Orleans were surveyed to determine if they would or would not use a suicide prevention centre. 27% said they would not under any circumstances use the services of a SPC. Reasons fell into 1 of 3 categories, which were related to the characteristics of the person or the character of the centre, or to possible consequences for the caller. Responses of blacks vs. whites, males vs. females, are compared. 6 Refs. (NBB)