Year: 2001 Source: Philadelphia, PA: Taylor & Francis, 2001. p.255-264 SIEC No: 20010352

This chapter discusses past & present activities of the American Association of Suicidology & plans for the future. Activities include annual conferences, agenda setting, crisis worker & crisis centre certification, youth suicide prevention, education & training, survivor services, & research & service awards. The Association’s work in organization & membership, information services, professional development & training, the right-to-die debate & the debate over gun control is discussed. (12 refs.)