Year: 2004 Source: Christchurch, New Zealand: Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, (April 2004). 51p. SIEC No: 20050780

This report was commissioned by the Ministry of Youth Development to review current evidence-based knowledge about support & services for families, friends & significant others following the non-fatal suicide attempt of a family member, relative or friend. It provides a review of the literature about support & services after a suicide attempt, & synthesizes the findings to develop a tentative model of best practice recommendations about the provision of support to friends & families after an attempt. (215 refs)