The Deadly Embrace: The Suicidal Impulse and Substance Use and Abuse in the College Student (IN: College Student Suicide, ed. by L C Whitaker and R E Slimak)
Rivinus T M
The author of this article asserts that a significant proportion of suicidal students abuse drugs or alcohol. Statistics on substance use & suicidality are presented, as well as methods of suicide prevention. Policies to discourage substance abuse, as well as treatment for suicidal students who use or used intoxicating substances are also discussed.