Year: 2006 Source: Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization, (2006). 24p. SIEC No: 20070306

This booklet was developed as an information guide for counsellor education. It discusses the following topics: the burden of suicide; protective factors; risk factors & risk situations; special populations & suicide; common myths; assessment; management of suicidal behaviours; counselling suicidal children & adolescents; coping with suicide of a client; & providing helpful information to the community.