Year: 1990 Source: Canberra, Australia: Department of Employment, Education and Training (Youth Bureau), 1990. 239p. SIEC No: 19930344

This research report of the Australian Institute of Criminology is the first attempt at examining youth suicide on a national basis. It addresses prevention, intervention & postvention strategies as well as a number of other areas of concern to those working with young people. It provides essential information on the context & nature of youth suicide, causal factors, & the type of prevention methods that are likely to be effective. 35 Recommendations are outlined & discussed. (212 Refs.)