Crisis centers and their role in treatment: suicide prevention versus health promotion.

@article{Frankish1994CrisisCA,
  title={Crisis centers and their role in treatment: suicide prevention versus health promotion.},
  author={Charles James Frankish},
  journal={Death studies},
  year={1994},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={327-39}
}
Suicide is a major health problem. In the industrialized nations, it remains among the 10 leading causes of death. There has been a massive effort to reduce suicide mortality through establishment of prevention centers. These centers have proliferated despite a lack of evidence concerning their efficacy. The development and evaluation of suicide prevention centers, primarily community-based, telephone interventions, are discussed. The evidence regarding the effectiveness of suicide prevention… CONTINUE READING

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