Year: 2009 Source: Crisis, v.30, no.4, (2009), p.208-214 SIEC No: 20100301

Drawing predominantly on the North American background & perspective, this paper offers a brief overview of the integration of suicide survivors within the suicidology academe. It explores rationales for forming such collaborations & provides some examples of successful alliances. The paper adopts a critical stance & highlights a number of blocks to collaboration. The paper concludes by drawing on the authors’ experience & uses this as the basis for offering additional avenues & options for strengthening collaboration & integration. (36 refs.)