This is a blog for the Mental Health Policy Class at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work.

November 8, 2007

Suicide Tourism

People are traveling to New York City with the aim of killing themselves in a phenomenon researchers call "suicide tourism," a Manhattan public health expert reported Monday. Research reported in Washington at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Assn. suggests that one in 10 suicides committed in Manhattan since 1990 have involved nonresidents.

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