Year: 1999 Source: National Conference of Suicide Prevention Australia, (6th: 1999: Melbourne), p.50 SIEC No: 20010231

This presentation described the Intensive Mobile Youth Outreach Service Southern Health Care Network (IMYOS SHCN). The function & purpose of the service coincide with a major protective factor in suicide, social engagement. The how & why of engaging socially isolated youth both for assessment & as a protection against the devaluation of life & challenging behaviours was discussed.