Year: 1997 Source: Crisis, v.18, no.4, (1997), p.190-192 SIEC No: 19971385

Highlights of selected papers from the 2nd International Conference on Deaths in Custody, held in April 1994 are reviewed. Part 1, contains Gethin Morgan’s article on how negative attitudes from healthcare professionals impede suicide prevention effects. Part 2, on Special Issues, contains a discussion of the emerging “Befriending in prison” support program. Part 3, on Prevention, covers the international view of jail suicide prevention efforts.