Year: 1998 Source: 12p. SIEC No: 19980942

This orientation manual provides information for new coordinators of suicide prevention programs in Alberta. The Alberta Model of Suicide Prevention is outlined. The 3 goals of suicide prevention in Alberta & 6 strategies to obtain these goals are discussed. The 6 steps in developing effective community-based programs are described. Appendices describe the history of suicide prevention in Alberta, key elements in community based programs, organizational structures, & Alberta agencies.