Year: 1987 Source: The Practitioner, v.14, no.2, (December 1987), p.1-10 SIEC No: 19900702

This article stresses the importance of school suicide prevention programs, & discusses how to implement a program. The risk factors for suicide are outlined, as well as the common stressors, behavioural patterns & clinical characteristics of suicide attempters. The article also details what to do if a student does commit suicide. Case histories of 2 schools are provided: one illustrates a prevention program, & one a postvention program.