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Facebook is updating its resources for people who are contemplating suicide or self-harm and making it easier for people to help friends or family members who may be at risk of self-harm.
And, they rolling out resources already available in the United States to their members around the world in every language they support.
In a blog post, Facebook’s global head of safety Antigone Davis and researcher Jennifer Guadagno, Researcher wrote that the company has “teams working around the world, 24/7, who review reports that come in. They prioritize the most serious reports like self-injury. And, as of today, the resources we send to the person who posted something concerning will include an expanded set of options. People can now choose to reach out to a friend, contact a helpline, or see tips.”
You can find more information on Facebook’s suicide prevention page.