Emergency medical system responses to suicide-related calls--Maine, November 1999-October 2000.

  • Published 2002 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
Suicidal acts are morbid and potentially lethal events that are risks for subsequent completed suicide and possibly other health problems (e.g., substance abuse and depression). Suicidal behavior also can have negative consequences on family members, friends, and caregivers. In 1996, the cost of health care and lost wages for suicide attempts in Maine was… CONTINUE READING