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Old Posted May 18, 2020, 6:53 PM
RobEss RobEss is offline
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Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Brooklyn
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Originally Posted by NYguy View Post
If someone wants to walk out into traffic, they will.
You write as if suicide prevention was a zero-sum game. The fact that someone could kill themselves by other means doesn't mean that steps can't or shouldn't be taken at the vessel to prevent further deaths.

Replace the waist-high railings with higher glass walls. Maybe install rubber paving material around the base. At the very least, they could put up suicide prevention posters with crisis hotline numbers like they do on bridges...
Know and embrace your inner NIMBY.
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