Year: 1992 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (25th: 1992: Chicago), p.52-53 SIEC No: 19940370

According to a 1990 estimate (Berman), there are 300+ attempts for every completed suicide. Harper states that correct intervention after an attempt can dramatically reduce the number of suicides: reintegration policies & procedures are most important. 5 steps in reintegration are outlined, as are issues affecting the attempter, & the attempter’s peers & parents.