Year: 2006 Source: Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, (2006). 266p. SIEC No: 20080510

This edited book is divided into five parts: theoretical & research foundations; clinical strategies; broad-based prevention strategies; systems issues; & integration. The clinical strategies section includes chapters on assessment, treatment & intervention, & administrative challenges in reducing suicidal behaviours. The broad-based prevention strategies section includes information on improving staff-prisoner relationships, minimising violence & intimidation among prisoners, enhancing prisoners’ coping skills, managing prisoners with mental health problems & other special needs, peer support, & designing environmental safeguards.