Suicide and Social Media–Now there is Help!

Wonderful article written by Linda

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May Grobman, covering efforts made by FB and Google to try to save lives from the tragedy of suicide. Now, when you come across a suicide note on FB, you can “report” it and there is a link under “report this” for suicidal content that leads to the person getting information about the National Suicide Prevention Hotline. Google has also made steps in this direction.

Great work, FB and Google. Whoever went ahead with this has saved lives.

http://www.socialworker.com/home/Feature_Articles/Technology/Facebook_and_Suicide_Prevention/

About Nate Prentice, MSW, LCSW, CAS-PC

Nate Prentice, MSW, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Pastoral Counselor who maintains a private psychotherapy practice in Drexel Hill, PA.
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