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Suicide and Social Media: A Tipsheet for Parents and Providers (AAS, 2019)

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Mental health, non-suicidal self-harm, and suicide themes on social media continue to be an issue both youth and adults face on a daily basis. Experts recognize that youth engagement with social media includes positive and negative aspects, and the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) aims to help maximize the benefits while reducing any potential harm. Parents need to have tools for these conversations. As such, AAS has teamed up with physicians and subject matter experts to put together this list for anyone to help youth who come in contact with this digital content.

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