Year: 1988 Source: Legislative Assembly of Alberta, (May 1988), 6p. SIEC No: 19880558

This paper relates the history & background of suicide prevention in Alberta beginning in 1973 & the subsequent establishment of the Suicide Prevention Provincial Advisory Committee (SPPAC), the Suicide Information & Education Centre (SIEC), the outreach program (CISPP), the province wide training program (SPTP). It also examines the current status & needs of suicide prevention. The main concern, adequate funding, is emphasized diagrammatically. (GW)