Author | Anne Fleming, MD, MS

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Would a Suicide Barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge Save Lives?

September 01, 2008

The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco has the regrettable distinction of being the number one spot for suicide in the world. There have been more than 1300 known suicides from the bridge, and in 2007 at least 35 people committed suicide by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge, more than in any other year.