Year: 1995 Source: Jail Suicide/Mental Health Update, v.6, no.1, (Fall 1995), p.7 SIEC No: 19960173

This review states that the monograph was written in an attempt to fill a critical void in the knowledge base of prison suicide. It presents a thorough discussion of the literature, a review of US national & state standards for prison suicide prevention, national data on the incidence & rate of prison suicide, effective prison suicide prevention programs & a discussion of liability issues. The major findings from the report are summarized.