Help a friend in need

Date: 2014
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Manual
Author:  The Jed Foundation, Facebook, the Clinton Foundation, Facebook, Instagram
Publisher:  The Jed Foundation

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Help A Friend In Need is a community guide for Facebook users to help college students and young adults identify potential warning signs that a friend might be in emotional distress and in need of help. The guide provides recommendations about how to recognize content on Facebook that may signal emotional distress, as well as advice on how to talk to a friend who may be struggling and how to connect them to help.

Populations:  Young Adults Ages 18 to 25 Years, Adults Ages 26 to 55 Years
Settings:  Colleges and Universities
Planning and Implementing:  Communications and Outreach