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Cornell Spends $575,000 On Suicide Response So Far

01/22/2011 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Of the approximately $575,000 the University has spent so far in response to last spring's student suicides, $350,000 -- or about 60 percent -- has gone towards the construction of "means restriction" barriers for seven bridges on and around campus, according to officials. In addition, $150,000 has helped bolster the University's mental health counseling -- though student demand for services, according to administrators, still exceeds Gannett's capabilities.

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