From time to time you may encounter a person who expressing thoughts of suicide on your social media sites. If someone you know online is showing any of these warning signs, it is important that you post a message encouraging them to call the Lifeline. If you are friends with the person in real life or know where the person is, please call TALK so that you can talk to a crisis counselor. Tumblr: Click here to write an e-mail to Tumblr about a suicidal user. Include as much information as possible including the URL of the Tumblr blog. Facebook: Click here to anonymously report someone as suicidal on Facebook. Twitter will send the user a direct message with the Lifeline number. MySpace will then send an e-mail to the MySpace user with the Lifeline number.
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With an increase in suicide threats being made online, different popular social networking sites have taken the step to improve safety protocol with regard to suicide ideation. Here are some warning signs of suicide:. People who are considering suicide often display one or more of the following moods. If someone you know is showing any of these signs please encourage them to reach out for help. The following are some methods of reporting your worries to the social networking sites that may provide your friend or someone you know additional help if you are unable to. Alternatively, fax your request to: Twitter will assist with any information that they have, but they are faced with the same limitations we all face. They can only work with the information they have available. Location and identity are usually easier to deal with in Facebook, provided people have used their real information. Call the authorities in your area with as much information as you can father, such as name, city, state, web address, and email address.
Hello, everyone! Mod Emery and Mod Lee have gathered together some resources for those of you that are going through a very difficult time. We would love to help each and every one of you individually, but answering asks from suicidal anons puts us in a very questionable legal situation. Also, since many of us mods have dealt with suicide in our lives, it is a very difficult topic for us to cover. Nonetheless, we hope all of you are able to benefit from this mental health resource list that we have put together. Mod Emery says: I believe in each and every one of you, and as cliche as it sounds, it can get better. As someone who has been in the same situation, you can take it from me. This existence of ours can often feel like ascending a mountain without any climbing gear, but it is possible to do so when you have a bit of help.