Year: 1989 Source: Ann Arbor, MI: ERIC Counseling and Personnel Services Clearinghouse, 1989. 47p. SIEC No: 19940284

This booklet covers counselling & intervention strategies for preventing adolescent suicide. It describes myths & miscoinceptions, behavioural indications, verbal cues, motivation & cognitive distortions, depression, & personality traits. In a lengthy prevention section the book describes counselling, prevention strategies for schools & communities. Crisis management section describes assessing lethality, questions to ask, notifications to make. Postvention is also considered.