Year: 1986 Source: National Conference on the Habilitation and Rehabilitation of Deaf Adolescents, (2nd: 1986: Oklahoma), p.177-186 SIEC No: 20080580

Innovative research described in this proceeding shows suicide attempts among deaf adolescents have increased at an alarming rate. A package, based on a successful prevention model, including a film & manual specifically designed for deaf adolescents is described. Warning signs, intervention techniques, & theories on the reasons underlying adolescent suicide attempt rates are discussed. (6 refs.)