Facebook has been working to make users feel safer on the platform for years, and in its latest effort to enhance the online community, the social media platform partnered with The Trevor Project, an organization dedicated to suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth.
Facebook announced that users will be able to connect with mental health resources from The Trevor Project right from their direct messages. The project rolls out over the next few months.
According to The Trevor Project’s website, the rate of suicide attempts is “four times greater for LGB youth and two times greater for questioning youth than that of straight youth,” so it’s clear how helpful access to a supportive
The messenger crisis support will also expand awareness to other areas of the mental
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