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Preventing youth suicide


Proceedings of a conference held 24-26 July 1990

Sandra McKillop (ed.)


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.

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1992. Preventing youth suicide. AIC conference proceedings. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/proceedings/13