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Reducing Bathroom Suicide Risk: Your Fixtures Matter

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Suicide-Proofing Your Facility‚Äôs Restroom Fixtures Suicide can happen anywhere and is often in the top ten causes of death for the United States, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Facilities that deal with patients or inmates with mental health issues have an even greater risk of suicide then when it comes to visitors and residents. While there is no way to eliminate all possibilities of a suicide in your facility, you can take steps to curb the risk and keep visitors and residents safe by making sure your restrooms do not offer anyone a means to harm themselves…

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