Year: 1986 Source: New York: New York State Office of Mental Health, (March 1986). 111p. SIEC No: 19910722

This trainer’s manual is designed for use in county jails & police lockups. A materials list, & a visual aids list is presented. Its educational components include: why, when & how suicide occur in jails, the signs of suicide, myths about suicide, substance abuse & suicide, mental illness & suicide, screening guidelines, communicating with suicidal inmates, dealing with crisis situations, & procedural guidelines. Selected readings are also provided. (VM)