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Golden Gate Bridge Suicides

Lydia O'Connor

A New Feature On The Golden Gate Bridge Could Save Hundreds Of Lives A Year | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living

Earlier this year, a startling statistic emerged: People jumped to their deaths from the Golden Gate Bridge in 2013 at a rate of almost once a week. N...

Preventing the Tragedy of Suicide at the Golden Gate Bridge

Keith Humphreys | Posted 05.31.2014 | San Francisco
Keith Humphreys

Thanks to pressure from advocates at the Bridge Rail Foundation and leadership in Congress by Senator Barbara Boxer, the funding and political will to install suicide prevention nets at the Bridge appears closer than ever.

People Committed Suicide At This Landmark Once A Week Last Year

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 02.25.2014 | Crime

A year after San Francisco celebrated the Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th anniversary, the landmark is facing a much more troubling milestone: a record nu...

MIRACLE: Sailors Save Man Who Jumped Off Golden Gate Bridge

Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.22.2013 | San Francisco

The life of a man who jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge on Monday afternoon was saved by a group of sailors who luckily happened to be passing underne...

GUARDIAN ANGEL: CHP Officer Saves Hundreds From Leaping Off Golden Gate Bridge

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.12.2012 | San Francisco

San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge may be beautiful, but the landmark has become just as famous for its staggering suicide rate as its International O...

'More People Die Off This Facility Than Any Other On The Planet'

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.05.2012 | San Francisco

As the Golden Gate Bridge celebrates its 75th birthday this year, the San Francisco landmark also notes another milestone--a sharp increase in the num...