Year: 2004 Source: American Journal of Public Health, v.94, no.3, (March 2004), p.446-451 SIEC No: 20052020

This study examined the effectiveness of the Signs of Suicide prevention program in reducing suicidal behaviour by randomly assigning 2100 high school students from 5 schools in Columbus, Georgia & Hartford, Connecticut to intervention and control groups. Greater knowledge & more adaptive attitudes toward depression & suicide as well as, significantly lower rates of attempted suicide were observed. (LC) (30 refs)