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Preventing youth suicide

24 July 1990 - 26 July 1990


This conference examines the issues associated with preventing youth suicide. Trends in various states are discussed, risk factors are identified, and several innovative programs aimed at preventing youth suicide are described. The roles of the police, school teachers, counsellors, psychiatrists, nurses, custodial officers and the family in assessing and assisting young people are also canvassed.

Conference proceedings

The proceedings of this conference were published as:

Preventing youth suicide / Sandra McKillop (ed.)
Canberra : Australian Institute of Criminology, 1992
ISBN 0 642 17512 8 ; ISSN 1034-5086
(Conference proceedings (Australian Institute of Criminology), no. 13)