Year: 1997 Source: Melbourne, Victoria: Victoria Suicide Prevention Task Force, (July 1997). 17p. SIEC No: 19971359

The Task Force undertook an intensive public investigation into the nature & extent of youth suicide in Victoria, Australia. Discussions with experts & specialist organizations, 15 public consultations with 750 attendees were held. This summary provides a brief outline of the key information, major themes & recommendations discussed in the full report. They concluded that although government has a major role to play, implementation needs wider community support.