Calling All Rural and Remote Mental Health Social Media Enthusiasts #RuralMH

Are you a social media enthusiast? Do you tweet? Are #hashtags apart of your everyday communication? We want to hear from you! Tomorrow marks the start of the 6th Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium in Albury, we encourage you to connect and communicate with your networks online. Join the Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium conversation: Twitter: @RuralMental_Hth Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AustralianandNewZealandMentalHealthAssociation Conference Hashtag: #RuralMH Blog Updates: http://mentalhealthaustralia.org.au/ Social …

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Suicide and social media: Youth mental health

Social media has much potential for raising community awareness about the problem of suicide due to the capacity for expression of emotion, care and support for those affected as well as a way of channelling and managing grief. However, it can also increase levels of distress or support negative sub-cultures that promote and support suicide, self-harm and pornography. Young people can be unwittingly preyed upon by those pedalling pornography on …

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