Year: 1992 Source: Chatelaine, (April 1992), p.44 SIEC No: 19920162

Dr. Robert Simmons, head of crisis emergency services at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, gives the following advice to parents so that they may help prevent suicide: 1) keep the lines of communication open; 2) know the warning signs of depression; 3) take talk of suicide seriously; & 4) realize that one attempt puts an individual at risk for future suicide attempts.