Effect of restricting access to a suicide jumping site.

  title={Effect of restricting access to a suicide jumping site.},
  author={Keren Skegg and Peter Herbison},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry},
  volume={43 6},
OBJECTIVE The road to a headland that had become a suicide jumping hotspot was temporarily closed because of construction work. This created an opportunity to assess whether loss of vehicular access would lead to a reduction in suicides and emergency police callouts for threatened suicide at the site. METHOD Deaths at the headland were ascertained for a 10 year period before road closure and for 2 years following closure using records from the local police inquest officer, the coroner's… CONTINUE READING

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