Year: 1997 Source: Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention, (19th: 1997: Adelaide), p.380 SIEC No: 19980195

This poster explored questions related to the suitability of using volunteers in the support of people in emotional crisis. The experience of The Samaritans UK has been that given the proper selection & preparation of new volunteers & support by more experienced volunteers, a volunteer-based service is a distinctive & valuable part of suicide prevention.