Year: 1989 Source: Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, January 1989. p.172-183 SIEC No: 19890949

A review of the literature dealing with the relationship between the use & abuse of substances & youth suicidal behavior. Included are those studies with attempted & completed suicides among youth. The authors feel that there is strong evidence connecting alcohol & drug use with suicide attempts & completions in both adults & adolescents. Also presented ate some clinical & research implications of the data reviewed in this paper. (CM)