Staying connected increasingly involves digital media these days, facebook, linked in, twitter, the options are plenty. For some struggling individuals, social media can represent a way to share the pain they are experiencing with the world around them. As this has become more prevalent, Facebook has decided to take a more proactive role. Excerpt below:
“If a facebook user views a post that seems to hint at self harm, they will now be able to contact the friend who made the post, contact another friend for support or contact a suicide helpline.”
To see Facebook’s exact plans, read the full article at the Huffington Post.