Preventing Suicide by Jumping From Bridges Owned by the City of Ithaca and by Cornell University. Consultation to Cornell University: “Extended Report”
Beautrais A L~~Gould M S~~Caine E D
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.