Year: 1991 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (24th: 1991: Boston), p.131-133 SIEC No: 19930062

This presentation notes that while volunteers bring their own degree of excellence, unique personality & special spirit, crisis line volunteers are made, not born. The extensive training program & ongoing support for volunteers at a Texas suicide & crisis center is described. The presentation notes that crisis line volunteers are receptionists, listeners, intervenors, counsellors, & caregivers.