Year: 1994 Source: National Suicide Prevention Conference, (1994: Canberra), p.93-94 SIEC No: 19981049

This presentation provided an overview of the work of the Samaritan Befrienders. The purpose of their work is to deter the suicidal individual from fulfilling the threat of suicide without condemning suicide as an option. Befriending is offered on a confidential, non-sectarian basis.