Year: 1989 Source: New York: Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, 1989. p.189-231 SIEC No: 19910037

The authors assert preventive measures, especially education programs, are necessary. They also suggest that social conditions, such as the availability of lethal weapons, & the stigma attached to seeking help for suicidal ideation, must be addressed. They discuss the Samaritan program & the American model of crisis intervention. For postvention techniques, they describe the psychological autopsy, & the need to work with suicide survivors. They assert that good postvention equals prevention.