Tagged: suicide

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How Facebook Tries to Prevent Suicide

Healthcare professionals and government officials have been confronting suicide for years by implementing various self-harm and suicide prevention programs. Now, social-media companies like Facebook are taking part in the fight against suicide—by using artificial intelligence (AI). Companies that run social...

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Suicide Awareness at VMAs

National Suicide Prevention Month begins on September 1st.  MTV got an early start to awareness month with a VMA performance by Logic of his song “1-800-273-8255.”  The song’s title is the same number to...

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Crisis Hotline

If you or someone you care about is in crisis, time is of the essence. Take some time now to check out a national resource we are lucky to have in the U.S.: the National...

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Dispelling a Suicide Myth

Myth: Talking about suicide or asking someone if they feel suicidal will encourage suicide attempts. Fact: Talking about suicide will not cause someone to commit suicide.  In fact, it can be the first step in...