These resources introduce chemical-assisted suicides.
2-Pager: Chemical Assisted Suicide: Responder Information
Quick reference for:
- Defining and analyzing the problem
- Planning and implementing the response
- Chemical properties of hydrogen sulfide and hydrogen cyanide
Webinar: Recognizing and Responding to Chemical-assisted Suicides
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Summary: This webinar introduces chemical-assisted suicides, describes real-life examples and provides tips on how first responders can rapidly recognize a potential chemical suicide event. Includes guidance for responding to these events in ways that protect responders and members of the public.
Presenter: Reed Hodgin, AlphaTRAC, Inc./National Library of Medicine
Live webinar conducted on March 31, 2016