Charcoal burning is a method of suicide that has only recently been identified, but now attributes to a significant an ever-increasing number of suicides. Before 2000 this method was relatively unknown and the exact mechanism of death unclear. Media coverage has more recently raised awareness of the phenomenon (Chen, Tsai, Biddle, Niederkrotenthaler, Wu, & Gunnell, 2016).. To read the full article, log in using your SSSFT NHS OpenAthens details. SSOTP - You can request a copy of this article by replying to this email. Please ensure you are clear which article you are requesting.