Year: 2007 Source: Brief Treatment and Crisis Intervention, v.7, no.1 (February 2007), p.40-54 SIEC No: 20080127

This article describes the prevalence of suicide among adults in detention centres, jails, & prisons; factors associated with suicide risk; methods for assessing suicide risk in this vulnerable population; & current protocols for suicide prevention programs in jails & prisons. (38 refs.)