Year: 1984 Source: Residential Group Care and Treatment, v.2, no.4, (Summer 1984), p.21-34 SIEC No: 19902046

Depression in adolescents & suicidal threats & acts have become an increasing focus in professional publications. This has also become a concern of practitioners. This paper discusses adolescents in a residential treatment centre in Canaan, New York, who have manifested such symptoms & reactions and reviews techniques & program efforts utilized in such crises. Literature on significant factors leading to stress in adolescents is also reviewed. 16 refs