Year: 2001 Source: Washington, D.C.: Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health, Institute of Medicine, (2001). 23p. SIEC No: 20041260

This report summarizes the major themes that emerged over the course of a one-day workshop on suicide prevention & intervention, convened on May 14, 2001. Discussion focused on the following areas: design & analysis of prevention programs, systems interventions for youth, suicide contagion, cognitive approaches to suicide, prevention across psychiatric diagnoses, prevention opportunities in general medical practice, & firearm availability & suicide. Quotations are provided from the workshop discussions.