Year: 1995 Source: Crisis, v.16, no.3, (1995), p.102-103 SIEC No: 19950636

In this letter, Morgan discusses the role of education in suicide prevention. He discusses the need to evaluate education programs but says that if suicide prevention is to be effective, a target goal needs to be defined. A practical problem in using a reduction in the suicide rate as the goal is pointed out. Morgan also briefly addresses the problem of economic realities impinging on the treatments that health care professionals can offer.