Year: 1992 Source: Mansfield, Massachusetts: National Center on Institutions and Alternatives, 1992. 11p. SIEC No: 19940542

This issue (v.4, no.1, Spring 1992) of Jail Suicide Update contains 2 articles. The first article presents the pro-active response of the Maui County Police Department to suicide attempts & completions in their jails – a detailed case history is included. The second article discusses the assessment of mental health in Louisiana jails, including the prevalence of mental health problems, access to resources, use of mental health professionals, suicide, screening, training & recommendations.