Year: 1989 Source: Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, January 1989. p.186-194 SIEC No: 19890991

The author reviews the effects of the media on youth suicide. He feels that more knowledge is needed before decisions are made to limit or modify media coverage of suicide. Obstacles to implementing such restrictions are highlighted, & 3 strategies to establish cooperation between the media & social science are presented. He concludes that a “mind set” directed toward the media becoming part of the solution needs to be encouraged. (CM)