Year: 1996 Source: Befriending Worldwide, no.49, (January 1996), p.5 & 12 SIEC No: 19960020

This article provides a snapshot of The Samaritans of Southern Alberta, (the only Canadian member organization of Befrienders International), against a backdrop of other suicide prevention activities in Alberta. Samaritan program activities, volunteer issues and collaboration with other community agencies are discussed. The benefits of implementing a series of limitations on specific chronic telephone callers are described.