List of suicide sites

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The Luminous Veil on Toronto's Prince Edward Viaduct prevents people from jumping from that bridge, but has not been shown to affect overall citywide jumping suicide rates.

The following is a list of current and historic sites frequently chosen to attempt suicide, usually by jumping. Some of the sites listed have installed suicide barriers, signs advising potential suicides to take other actions, and other precautions, such as crisis hotline phones.

Exact numbers of victims are sometimes difficult to determine, as many jurisdictions and media agencies have ceased collecting statistics and reporting suicides at common sites, in the belief that the reporting may encourage others.[citation needed]

Most frequently used locations[edit]

Locations by continent[edit]

Africa[edit]

Asia[edit]

The Mapo Bridge in Seoul, South Korea has been nicknamed "Suicide Bridge" and "The Bridge of Death" due to its frequent usage as a suicide hotspot amidst South Korea's ongoing suicide epidemic.

Europe[edit]

A sign at a railroad crossing in the Netherlands promoting a suicide crisis line (113)

North America[edit]

Oceania[edit]

Free telephones linked to suicide prevention hotline installed at the Story Bridge footpath in Brisbane

South America[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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