Year: 1998 Source: Youth Suicide Prevention Bulletin, no.1, (September 1998), p.13-19 SIEC No: 20010090

A 1998 national conference in Australia on juvenile justice addressed concerns about youth suicide prevention in the justice system. A key focus was the persisting overrepresentation of Aboriginal youth in detention. This article explores some of the issues raised at the conference in the broader context of youth suicide, the justice system, & issues affecting Aboriginal communities. (14 refs.)