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Suicide Prevention on Bridges: The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Position (2017)

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Initially created in 2008 and revised in 2017 to reflect new evidence, this report makes the case for using physical barriers on bridges for suicide prevention. The report outlines the benefits of using barriers as opposed to using phones connected directly to crisis lines or signs containing crisis line information. In short, the report concludes and advocates for the use of barriers as the most effective deterrent for preventing suicide on bridges.

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