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Description: Facebook is taking the issue of teen suicide very seriously with the launch of this new initiative hoping to make a difference in the cause.

Source: TechVibes

Date: September 11, 2014

 

suicidepreventionYesterday Facebook Canada, along with Kids Help Phone and TSN personality Michael Landsberg, introduced Help A Friend in Need, a new resource that provides simple, practical tips to help youth ages 15-20 identify potential warning signs in online behavior that might indicate a friend is thinking of suicide. Read the full story.

Questions for discussion:

1. Do you think the average person is able to differentiate between a veritable threat and someone simply seeking attention online?

2. Do you believe this guide will be useful and taken advantage of by youth?

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