Year: 1999 Source: National Conference of Suicide Prevention Australia, (6th: 1999: Melbourne), p.23 SIEC No: 20010180

This presentation examined how spiritual belief can be a key protective factor against youth suicide. It explored why more traditional mental health models have tended to ignore spiritual issues & looked at Buddhist influences on cognitive behavioural therapy. It also asked whether a focus on suicide can be counterproductive in the suicide prevention effort.