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Suicide Prevention “Street Tweeters” from Toronto’s “Real Time Crisis” tonight on SPSM chat.

Suicide Prevention Social Media #SPSM

Twitter is a form of social media originally developed to help people view the “real time” conversations among their friends, or on an identified topic (called a #hashtag). Suicide Prevention Social Media chat uses the #SPSM hashtag to tag and filter our chat content.

Tonight #SPSM guest experts @AnneMarieBatten and @GraffitiBMXCops from Real Time Crisis will be chatting with us at 9pm CST. Real Time Crisis is the brain child of a Toronto Street Nurse, Ms. Anne Marie Batten, and Scott Mills in collaboration with local law enforcement. This organization is using Twitter to prevent specific suicides, in “real time.” You can visit (and like) their Facebook page here: Or read more about how they work here:

Or watch a video about it here:

Ms. Batten writes about herself, “I believe in supporting vulnerable communities by reducing barriers and bridging gaps within our current health care and social…

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