Year: 1991 Source: Jail Suicide Update, v.3, no.4, (Spring 1991), p.1-12 SIEC No: 19910658

This newsletter provides information on 2 suicide prevention programs in Colorado & Wyoming. The Colorado program’s screening procedures, housing units, mental health services, discharge planning, & staff training are described. The componeents of the Wyoming program are: constant supervision, 15-minute emotional stability (observation at 15 minute intervals), & 30 minute observation. A resource list of 5 model jail suicide prevention programs is also provided. (VM)