Community Responses to Suicide: First Responders
Weber-Slepicka S~~Kearns M L~~et al
In this panel session, a policeman, a paramedic & a medical examiner discuss their professional roles when dealing with survivors of suicide. Two survivors also present their experiences with “first responders”. The final part of this session has the panel responding to the survivors & then presenting their approach in an outreach, educational component to aid others in the field.