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Facebook Rolls Out New Tools to Help Prevent Suicide

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People struggling with thoughts of suicide or self-harm often drop hints to friends in conversation, in emails — even on Facebook. The social network is adding resources to help people having such thoughts, it announced on Wednesday. Starting in the next few months, a post indicating suicidal or harmful thoughts can be flagged by a friend as such, at which point Facebook will be alerted — after advising the flagger to call emergency services if deemed necessary.



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