Year: 1994 Source: National Conference on the Public Health Significance of Suicide Prevention Strategies, 1994. 17p. SIEC No: 19940586

This paper reviews the way in which a public health model has been implemented in youth suicide prevention in Western Australia. It also discusses what has been learned in the process & outlines the strategic directions & programs which the Youth Suicide Awareness Committee hopes to initiate between 1993 & 1995. An appendix covers recommended general & legislative measures, improvement of existing services, education & training initiatives, research on prevention & proposed reporting structures.