Year: 1992 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (25th: 1992: Chicago), p.132-133 SIEC No: 19940408

In a crisis centre, staff are often in the position of deliberately violating the confidentiality of patients because of danger to the patient or others. Types of cases in which staff may have to deal with confidentiality issues are presented. The author also suggests general daily precautions that can be used to preserve patient confidentiality.