Year: 2003 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (36th: 2003: Santa Fe). 4p. SIEC No: 20091154

This presentation discussed a two-stage project that is assessing the mental health of Mexican migrant farmworkers in western Colorado. The first phase found 17.2% of 100 respondents had suicide ideation, 8.1% made plans about how they would take their life, & 7.1% had attempted suicide. In the second phase of the project, individuals at risk for depression & suicidal behaviour will be identified, interventions will be offered, & the effectiveness of these interventions in reducing mental health difficulties will be assessed. (6 refs.)