Year: 1988 Source: Crisis, v.9, no.2, (1988), p.119-129 SIEC No: 19880705

This is an overview of the main components of recommended national (U.S., Canada, Netherlands) strategies on suicide prevention: design & implementation of national research programs; improvement of services e.g. hospitals develop a formal policy for suicide assessment, treatment & referral; provision of information &/or training to relevant professional groups, organizations, & the public; formulation of strategies & techniques to deal with special risk groups e.g. adolescents, aged. (GW)