(Producer) This program discusses a growing problem in the U.S., that of suicide. Several people tell their stories on camera, relating the life events and feelings that led them to self-harm, how they felt afterward. and how their perspectives may have changed since. The video drops in on a series of telephone conversations between a suicide prevention hotline counselor and a distraught woman who calls regularly. The program identifies signs to watch for in a despondent person that might indicate they are contemplating suicide. This program might be used in training in nursing schools and staff development programs.
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Los Angeles County Medical Association; Source: Item; Research date: 03/22/2012