Suicide deaths by gas inhalation in Toronto: An observational study of emerging methods of suicide.


Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada; Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Canada. Electronic address: [Email]


Suicide death by gas inhalation has been the subject of global scientific interest due to a rapid increase in the use of helium and charcoal gas for suicide. These may be particularly amenable to means restriction strategies. There has been little scientific attention of this phenomenon in Canada.


Charcoal,Contagion,Helium,Motor vehicle exhaust,Suicide,