Suicidal Behaviors: Recognition Assessment Intervention. A Statement From the Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta for Families, Individuals at Risk & Health Care Providers
Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
The purpose of this booklet is to raise awareness and promote discussion about suicide among health care providers. Information on the incidence of suicide & suicidal behaviours in Alberta is presented as are some facts about suicide & clues which may indicate a person is at risk. Obstacles which may prevent the recognition of a person at risk are described.The final sections of the booklet discuss the management of the suicidal person & intervention strategies. A short bibliography is included.