Year: 2000 Source: Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2000. p.555-570 SIEC No: 20010050

Elderly suicide prevention programmes envisage intervention at primary, secondary, & tertiary levels. The targets for each intervention level are respectively: protective factors, the suicidal crisis, & survivors. While further studies on outcome are warranted, various intervention activities do appear to be needed. (64 refs.)