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Mental health, Social media, Suicide

What goes too far on social media?

Is there a limit to what's ok to post on social media?  I'm not thinking about trolling and other such nastiness, but rather about widely broadcasting messages about being suicidal. I'm not a huge social media user, but I do spend some time on Twitter.  I follow around 2500 accounts, pretty much all of which… Continue reading What goes too far on social media?

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How to Help People in Mental Health Crisis?

Recently I did a post expressing my concern about learning that a local police force routinely handcuffs people that they are taking to hospital under a Mental Health Act apprehension.  That got me thinking about what it should look like to help people in mental health crisis. Police-mental health partnership The police force in the… Continue reading How to Help People in Mental Health Crisis?