Chemical Suicide Response

These resources introduce chemical-assisted suicides.

2-Pager: Chemical Assisted Suicide: Responder Information

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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

  • Topics:
    • Safety & Health
    • Operations
    • Hazmat
  • Resource Type:
    • 1-pager/ summary
    • Presentation
  • Organizational Author:
    • IAFC
    • External

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