Year: 1983 Source: U.S. News & World Report, v.66, (June 20, 1983), p.67 SIEC No: 19901113

A 57 year old woman discusses how she felt after she witnessed a woman kill herself by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. She also describes her experience as a volunteer telephone counselor and believes that talking with & listening to a suicidal person helps defuse the crisis by providing the necessary time for the person to seek help and bring hope back into their life.