Year: 1989 Source: Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, January 1989. p.5-17 SIEC No: 19890980

This article presents a summary of the 11 papers commissioned to help develop strategies & recommendations for youth suicide & of the papers presented & workshops conducted at the National Conference on Strategies for the Prevention of Youth Suicide. It is noted that less is known about youth suicide than about most health problems. Coordinated & focused research, rigorous evaluation of prevention programs, & committed involvement of public & private sectors are needed. (CM)