Year: 1999 Source: Sante Fe, NM: New Mexico Department of Health, Public Health Division, 1999. 119p. SIEC No: 20050643

The New Mexico Youth Suicide Prevention Plan is presented & its purposes identified: to provide (1) an overview of the current status of youth suicide in the state, & (2) a framework for developing statewide & community strategies that will encourage organizations & individuals to reduce youth suicide. Various prevention approaches are described & resources for, & challenges to, preventing youth suicide in New Mexico are highlighted. Strategic directions for youth suicide prevention in New Mexico are explored in detail. (41 refs)