Year: 1989 Source: Trenton, New Jersey: New Jersey State Department of Human Services, 1989. 60p. SIEC No: 19900447

This guide for suicide prevention in schools details prevention, intervention & postvention. It covers the role of the school, faculty, & parents, the characteristics of suicide, risk indicators, postvention strategies, school administrative guidelines, counselling & referral. A sample school policy is also presented. The underlying belief of the program is that prevention lies in education that facilitates early identification & referral of at-risk teens. (VM)