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Suicidal Teens Reach Out Through Social Media, Not Suicide Hotlines

See on Scoop.itHealth Care Social Media Monitor

New research shows that teens and young adults are frequently using social networking sites and mobile technology to express suicidal thoughts and intentions as well as to reach out for help.

Marie Ennis-O’Connor‘s insight:

The findings suggest that suicide prevention and intervention efforts aimed at young adults should use social networking and other types of technology, said researchers.

See on psychcentral.com

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