Year: 1995 Source: Crisis, v.16, no.1, (1995), p.18-26 SIEC No: 19950125

This article describes development, implementation, & initial evaluation of a high school postvention program in a 3-county area of greater Chicago. The program integrates public health, epidemiological, psychiatric, & postvention paradigms to provide a comprehensive approach to the aftermath of adolescent suicide. Organizational issues such as a systematic school entry, computerized school database, proactive training, & collaboration with medical examiners & coroners, are described.(47 Refs.)