Year: 1998 Source: Denver, CO: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, (November 1998). 61p. SIEC No: 20010982

This document discusses risk factors & predictors of suicide, & suicide rates & trends in Colorado. Suicide prevention plans in other states are reviewed. Evidence-based research on prevention & intervention is discussed. The recommendations of the Governor’s Suicide Prevention Advisory Commission are presented & include: state capacity-building, a public information & education campaign, training, & community-based planning.