Year: 2003 Source: Australasian Psychiatry, v.11, no.1, (March 2003), p.54-58 SIEC No: 20031203

In order to develop, implement & evaluate a pathway to care for young people presenting with suicidal ideation or deliberate self-harm, a working party consisting of key stakeholders was established to review existing practice, consider recommendations formulated in other centres, formulate a pathway, identify training needs for clinical staff, indentify gaps in resources that would hinder the implementation of the pathway, & to evaluate effectiveness. Their findings are presented here. (12 refs)