Year: 1983 Source: Boulder, Colorado: National Institute of Corrections, 1983. 60p. SIEC No: 19900348

This manual provides corrections workers & trainers with background materials on suicide in jails. Facts & myths, warning signs, & intervention techniques are discussed. Special attention is given to suicide prevention in juvenile facilities. A 4-hour training course aimed at correctional officers is presented. Handouts are included. (24 refs.)