Prevention of adolescent suicide
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The purpose of this siudy was to review relevant literature concerned with adolescent suicide. The incidence of adolescent suicide was examined as well as literature dealing with causation, depression;, family relations" social relations, and school failure. Overt warning signs were presented and discussed along with a review of the lethality of the suicidal ideation and intent. An action plan was proposed which consisted of a plan for a unified school program to address the issue of adolescent suicide, an outline of an inservice training program for concerned teachers, and a provision for contacting consultants in the community when the problem of suicide becomes too great for educators to handle effectively. Included was a packet of material to be distributed for inservice training of concerned teachers.
Youth -- Suicidal behavior
Suicide -- Prevention