Interventions to reduce suicides at suicide hotspots: a systematic review

  title={Interventions to reduce suicides at suicide hotspots: a systematic review},
  author={Georgina Cox and Christabel Owens and Jo Robinson and Angela Nicholas and A. J. Lockley and Michelle Kate Williamson and Yee Tak Derek Cheung and Jane Pirkis},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
BACKGROUND 'Suicide hotspots' include tall structures (for example, bridges and cliffs), railway tracks, and isolated locations (for example, rural car parks) which offer direct means for suicide or seclusion that prevents intervention. METHODS We searched Medline for studies that could inform the following question: 'What interventions are available to reduce suicides at hotspots, and are they effective?' RESULTS There are four main approaches: (a) restricting access to means (through… CONTINUE READING

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