Year: 2004 Source: Stockholm: National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill-Health. 97p. SIEC No: 20040484

This report is the extended version of the booklet “Suicide Prevention: A Resource for School Teachers & Other School Staff,” prepared as a part of WHO’s world-wide initiative for the prevention of suicide. It is intended as a framework for suicide prevention in schools, & outlines the epidemiology of suicide, attempted suicide & suicidal ideation in children & adolescents, the causes of suicidal behavior, & the identification & management of suicidal students. Special recommendations are also included. (89 refs)