Facebook Inc. has updated its resources they offer to people around the world who may be experiencing self-injury or suicidal thoughts, as well as the support they offer to their concerned friends and family members.
The social media company is rolling out these resources around the world in collaboration with local partners and in all languages Facebook.
Now, with the help of these new tools, if someone posts something on Facebook that makes you concerned about their well-being, you can reach out to them directly and you can also report to Facebook.
Once you reach out to Facebook, they will send resources which include an expanded set of options.
People can now choose to reach out to a friend, contact a helpline, or see tips. However, if you or someone you know is in crisis, it is important to call local emergency services right away.