3 Mental Health Experts Dissect Facebook’s Tech-Heavy Plan To Prevent Suicides

Facebook has recently announced plans of expanding its AI-based suicide prevention campaign. With strengthened “proactive detection” technology that can identify suicidal posts, the company aims to intervene earlier and help more people by connecting them to the right resources.

Suicide prevention experts, Dr. Christine Moutier, Chief Medical Officer at Americans for Suicide Prevention; John Draper, Director of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline; and Dr. Victor Schwartz of The Jed Foundation expressed their insights on the implications of the company’s efforts to further suicide prevention.

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