Year: 1988 Source: London: Constable and Company Limited, (1988). 304p. SIEC No: 19901784

This book is written by the director of the Samaritans in London. He begins by providing a background on suicidal terms & theories, then discusses how to recognize suicidal tendencies & help suicidal people. The book contains hypothetical interviews with suicidal people, as well as information on various professional & voluntary agencies of care (Samaritans, counselling services), & assesses the role of the psychiatrist, priest & social worker. Care for the bereaved is also discussed.