Year: 1990 Source: Oklahoma: National Resource Centre for Youth Services, 1990. p.33-55 SIEC No: 19911347

This chapter attempts to answer 3 questions, 1) what is known about the suicide/substance abuse relationship?, 2) how & why this relationship might occur? & 3) what are the current clinical implications of this relationship? Although the discussion largely focuses on prevention, the author also reviews the treatment & intervention implications of the relationship between substance abuse & adolescent suicide. (72 refs.)