Year: 1996 Source: Victoria, BC: Need Crisis and Information Line, (September 1996). 43p. SIEC No: 19980715

In April 1996 NEED Crisis Line (Victoria, BC) launched a Suicide Prevention in the Schools Program. This study evaluated the effectiveness of the classroom presentation by having all students, classroom teachers & volunteers complete a questionnaire. A sample of 26% of the students also completed a pre- & post-presentation questionnaire. The evaluation showed that the presentation is effective. Questions raised by the evaluation & recommendations resulting from the evaluation are discussed.