Bringing the Community Together: a Public Health Framework for Preventing Youth Suicide
Silburn S~~Zubrick S
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.