Year: 1993 Source: Ottawa: Health and Welfare Canada, 1993. 170p. SIEC No: 19930379

This book updates a national report published in 1987. In revising the text, the Task Force has emphasized the multidimensional nature of suicide. The book provides an overview of the key findings. Key sections of the report cover epidemiology (prevalence, contributing factors, & high-risk groups); prevention, intervention, & postvention responses; suicide & the law; & research & evaluation. Data tables provide suicide statistics by age group & gender for Canada as a whole & for each province & territory. (261 Refs.)