Year: 1991 Source: Alaska: Alaska Division of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities, (September 1991). 61p. SIEC No: 19970542

This guide describes the Peer Helper Program, a program concerned with youth suicide prevention in Alaska. Suggestions for enhancing & implementing this program are included. The guide states school and community support are vital. The skills to develop in peer helper training are: listening, communication, helping, self-growth, preservation, & referral. Supplementary training topics, activities, & projects are listed. An example of the initial outline for the training of peer helpers is illustrated.