Social media chat about suicide prompts patient guide for online safety

World-first guidelines give kids the tools to #chatsafe

Australian mental health specialists say they’ve developed a world-first guideline to help young people safely talk online and on social media about suicide.

Depressed teen

The #chatsafe guidelines by Orygen — a centre of excellence in youth mental health — take a harm-minimisation approach driven by the growth in social media posts.

They were developed in consultation with young people and include advice on how to

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