Year: 2002 Source: Death Studies, v.26, no.8, (October 2002), p.647-668 SIEC No: 20031069

As a part of a larger study, this article describes the local authorities in Norway as providers of help & survivors as recipients of help after the suicide of a young person in 83 families. A questionnaire developed for this study maps the extent of professional community support as reported by parent survivors. Another questionnaire assesses the provisions & the organization of intervention strategies in local communities. The discussion highlights issues related to content, organization, & ideology of assistance. (25 refs)