Year: 1997 Source: AAS Newslink, v.23, no.3, (Fall 1997), p.8 SIEC No: 19970960

This article discusses the rapid growth in the use of the Internet in recent years. With this growth there has been both potential & problems for users concerned with suicide. Direct links to organizations concerned with suicide prevention can be found, but so too can links to organizations that promote suicide. This same dilemma exists with news groups/chat lines. In some cases useful advice on how to approach a problem is offered, but in other cases responses can be uninformed or unempathic.