Telephone counselling for adolescent suicide prevention: changes in suicidality and mental state from beginning to end of a counselling session.

@article{King2003TelephoneCF,
  title={Telephone counselling for adolescent suicide prevention: changes in suicidality and mental state from beginning to end of a counselling session.},
  author={Robert King and Barry Nurcombe and Leonard Bickman and Leanne Hides and Wendy Reid},
  journal={Suicide & life-threatening behavior},
  year={2003},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={400-11}
}
Telephone counselling is an accessible and confidential means by which distressed young people can seek help. Telephone counselling services were funded under Australia's National Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy between 1997 and 2000. In this study, the effectiveness of telephone counselling for young people seeking help in the context of suicidal ideation or intent was evaluated in an investigation of calls made by suicidal young people to a telephone counselling service. Independent raters… CONTINUE READING