#chatsafe: A young person’s guide for communicating safely online about suicide

Date: 2018
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Guidelines/Recommendations
Author:  Robinson, J., Hill, N., Thorn, P., Teh, Z., Battersby, R., & Reavley, N.
Publisher:  Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health

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The #chatsafe guidelines are intended to help young people to communicate safely online about suicide. They were developed using the Delphi consensus methodology that draws on expert opinions to identify best practice.   
Sections include: Before you post anything about suicide; Sharing your own thoughts/feelings/experiences online; Communicating about someone at risk; Responding to someone at risk; and Memorial websites/pages/groups.

Populations:  Youth
About Suicide:  Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior, Warning Signs
Planning and Implementing:  New and Social Media
Strategies:  Identify and Assist