Year: 1998 Source: London, ON: London/Middlesex Suicide Prevention Council, 1998. 16p. SIEC No: 19980673

This handbook provides physicians & other health care workers with suicide assessment & intervention techniques. Psychological, sociocultural & medical/psychiatric risk factors, risk factors for youth & elderly, key points for risk assessment, tips for evaluating suicide potential in patients, intervention “do’s” & “don’ts”, & family physician protocols for non-emergency, emergency & acute suicidal risk are listed. Emergency & resource listings for the London-Middlesex regions are included.