Year: 1986 Source: Canada's Mental Health, v.34, no.3, (September 1986), p.21-22 SIEC No: 19890372

Describes a suicide management committee formed to develop a comprehensive approach to adolescent suicide. The committee, involving representatives from 11 agencies, established objectives, held a multiagency symposium, & lobbied for funding to develop an educational package & gather relevant statistics. Innovative resources, including volunteers & the high school drama club, have been used to teach the education program. In addition, a suicide protocol was developed by the local hospital.