Year: 1990 Source: Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, v.4, nos.3/4, (1990), p.211-217 SIEC No: 19910418

Notes the most salient risk factors & presents administrative & legal concerns in discussing college student suicide. The article also describes the community-based suicide prevention program of the US Coast Guard Academy. In the 5 years before the program began, 4 cadets & 1 instructor committed suicide; in the following 16 years not one completed suicide has occurred. Recommendations for college student suicide prevention programs are given.