Year: 1991 Source: New York: Plenum Press, 1991. p.283-294 SIEC No: 19910394

This article discusses social & individual suicide prevention strategies & treatment. Positive mental health education & gun control are 2 examples of social strategies. The author describes individual treatment such as supportive psychotherapy, insight-oriented therapy, & psychoanalytic psychotherapy, but asserts that warmth & responsiveness are the most important elements in therapy. He outlines how to establish an effective relationship with a suicidal youth. (VM)