Year: 1991 Source: Suicide Prevention, v.5, no.4, (Fall 1991), p.7 SIEC No: 19990135

A parent asks how they can prevent their child from running into trouble with suicide, alcohol abuse or other problems. The response states that prevention is a process, not an event & that parents are the primary source of prevention. Things that parents should do include: set positive examples, talk with & listen to their children, teach peer pressure reversal skills, & be firm, consistent, & patient.