Suicide Barriers on Bridges Save Lives

Restricting access to lethal means for suicide is one key way of preventing suicide (Zalsman et al., 2016). For example, research indicates suicide barriers on bridges are effective in preventing suicide (Sinyor et al., 2017). Dr. Simon Sherry joins CBC’s Information Morning and discusses how suicide barriers can save lives in Saint John. Listen to the audio clip to learn more.

If you or someone you know is in a crisis, call 911 or Nova Scotia’s Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team at 1-888-429-8167 or Mobile Crisis Services of Saint John at 1-888-811-3664.