Not Without Warning

Rawles, Portia
April 2003
Fire Chief;Apr2003, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p42
Trade Publication
Looks on the importance of training firefighters to recognize the signs of suicide in their peers in the U.S. Development of a support system to prevent suicide; Risk factors for suicide; Warning signs of suicide.


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