Year: 1985 Source: Shannonville, ON: Native Mental Health Association of Canada, (October 1985). 116p. SIEC No: 19950992

This book is a transcription of a 1985 meeting on suicide among North American Indians. A model suggests that poverty, anomie & powerlessness, combined with disturbing childhood experiences & recent separation, can lead to suicide. 6 topics are presented: Poverty, Powerlessness, Anomie, Rural Suicide Prevention Program, Urban Suicide Prevention Program, & the Networking System: Recognizing Suicidal Behavior & Symptoms. Panel discussions between the meeting attendees are included.