Means Matter: How Bridge Barriers Help Prevent Suicide

For information on understanding and preventing suicide, visit
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Sources

SUICIDE. GUNS, AND PUBLIC HEALTH – HARVARD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/means-matter/

REMOVING BRIDGE BARRIERS STIMULATES SUICIDES:
http://www.otago.ac.nz/christchurch/otago014481.pdf

UNDERSTANDING AND PREVENTING SUICIDE
http://store.glendon.org/product_info.php?products_id=86

A VEIL OF DETERRENCE FOR A BRIDGE WITH A DARK SIDE
http://www.nytimes.com/2003/02/18/international/americas/18TORO.html

SUICIDE PREVENTION THROUGH MEANS RESTRICTION
http://glendon.org/content/_common/attachments/barriers/suicide_prevention_through_means_restriction.pdf

SUICIDE PREVENTION ON BRIDGES: THE NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE POSITION http://www.gannett.cornell.edu/cms/pdf/upload/National-Suicide-Prevention-Lifeline-Position.pdf

EFFECT OF BARRIERS ON THE CLIFTON SUSPENSION BRIDGE, ENGLAND, ON LOCAL PATTERNS OF SUICIDE: IMPLICATIONS FOR PREVENTION – http://bjp.rcpsych.org/content/190/3/266.full

SECURING A SUICIDE HOTSPOT: EFFECTS OF A SAFETY NET AT THE BERN MUENSTER TERRACE
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16178698

REMOVING BRIDGE BARRIERS STIMULATES SUICIDES: AN UNFORTUNATE NATURAL EXPERIMENT
http://www.gannett.cornell.edu/cms/pdf/upload/Beautrais-2009.pdf

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline If you or someone you know is in crisis or in need of immediate help, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255). This is a free hotline available 24 hours a day to anyone in emotional distress or suicidal crisis.

International readers can click here for a list of helplines and crisis centers around the world.

READ

The Glendon Association’s “Save a Life”

Dr. Lisa Firestone’s “The Warning Signs of Suicide” &“Suicide: How You Can Help Someone at Risk

Washington Post’s Pulling loved ones out of the lure of suicide

watch

warning signs of suicide

Help Someone Suicidal

These clips are from the documentary Understanding and Preventing Suicide produced by The Glendon Association. You can order the full version of this film on DVD by clicking HERE.

VISIT

Suicide Prevention Resource Center
American Psychological Association
American Association of Suicidology
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Suicide Prevention Action Network
Los Angeles County Youth Suicide Prevention Program
Click here to locate a therapist in your area

books for suicide prevention
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