Year: 1972 Source: Annual Conference for the International Assoc for Suicide Prevention, (6th: 1972: Mexico), p.343-351 SIEC No: 19880219

The author reviews the work of the samaritans in light of decreasing suicide rates from 1963-1970. Fox discusses the growth of samaritan branches, various profiles of their clients, the volunteers who man offices & phone lines, & the impact of publicity on the organization. (NBB)