Year: 2003 Source: New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2003. p.261-272 SIEC No: 20040697

This chapter reviews the magnitude of suicide as a social problem in India. India’s prevention centre needs are discussed, with a specific focus on SNEHA, an organization committed to providing support to the distressed & suicidal in Chennai, India. The activities of the group are discussed, & descriptions of their volunteer training workshops & programs in awareness, fundraising, & outreach are provided, along with an overview of their research projects & future goals. (1 ref)