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Lethal Means Counselling for Suicide Prevention: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: January 10, 2019
Project Number: RA1000-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of lethal means restriction as a suicide prevention intervention?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding lethal means restriction as a suicide prevention intervention?

Key Message

One systematic review and six non-randomized studies were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of lethal means restriction as a suicide prevention intervention. One relevant evidence-based guideline was identified.