Year: 1990 Source: Toronto: Hogrefe & Huber Publisher, (1990). p.247-278 SIEC No: 19901782

This article describes background information on suicide to help school psychologists prevent suicides, as well as manage after a suicide. Specific topics discussed include: professional development for staff, guidelines for a prevention program, theoretical perspectives on suicide, adolescent depression, & assessment & response to signals of distress. A guide to audiovisual resources, & the text of an information booklet for adolescents, “A Cry for Help”, are also provided. (VM)