09/26/2014 11:00 am ET Updated Oct 02, 2014

New York University's Suicide Response Examined Through The Years

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When walking into the atrium of Bobst Library, the history of NYU’s struggle with student deaths is inescapable. The golden, cage-like panels that cover the interior of the 12-story building were installed in 2012 to prevent students from jumping from the upper floors, and for some they serve as a constant reminder of the ongoing mental health challenges faced by students.

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