Year: 2010 Source: 39p. SIEC No: 20100564

The authors were asked to consult on both immediate & long-term responses to recent suicides of students who jumped from bridges on or adjacent to the Cornell campus. This extended report includes the key issues conveyed at the consultation meetings & the major findings & recommendations of the consultants. It includes detailed summaries of the literature. 3 critical issues were studied: the nature of youth suicide, suicide contagion, & clusters; documented jumping from iconic sites; & the extent of media coverage & its lasting impact.