Year: 1999 Source: Auckland, NZ: The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand, 1999. 64p. SIEC No: 20000427

This guide is for people in the community who may have to deal with people at risk of suicide or suicidal behaviours. Contents include: what is suicide; how do you tell if someone is suicidal; what can you do to help; what should you do in an emergency; how do you cope when someone has attempted or completed suicide; what are the responsibilities; what are some other issues; what are the cultural issues? The guide is designed to be practical & therefore minimizes the use of statistics & theoretical models.