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weekly twitter chat and sometimes blog and video blog dedicated to the latest information about suicide prevention and social media (SPSM)

#SPSM hosts #OpenMic chat and #EvilApples, 11/26/17, 9pCT

It’s American Thanksgiving this week! This means our usual cadre of hosts, mods, and community will be traveling, shopping, cleaning, and cooking. It’s a time to reflect on our year, what we are thankful for, and SOCIALIZE! Grab some holiday … Continue reading

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#NetNeutrality vote and #Suicide #Prevention: #SPSM chats 11/19/17, 9pCT

Beau Pinkham returns to #SPSM to get us up to date on how this week’s net neutrality vote may impact suicide prevention innovation and efforts, 11/19/17, 9pCT. Watch the conversation LIVE here: Here’s Beau’s quick and dirty review: Basically, boils … Continue reading

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#CreditScore, Actuarial #BigData, and #Suicide prediction: #SPSM chats 11/12/17, 9pCT

Can your credit score and other financial “big data” be used to assess suicide risk, or even predict an attempt or death? #SPSM chats, 11/12/17, 9pCT. There are multiple historic examples about the relationship between suicide and finances. Consider the … Continue reading

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How did #NSPW go? @SSpencerThomas chats about @Action_Alliance, 11/5/17, 9pCT

In 2017, led by the Action Alliance, national partners in suicide prevention united around a shared hashtag, and coordinated messaging across the field. How well did #NSPW work? What are the lessons learned and possible next steps? Chat with #SPSM, … Continue reading

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#Suicide, #SocialMedia and “free” speech: #SPSM chats, 10/29/17, 9pCT

SPSM chats about trends related a person’s ability or “right” to talk about suicide on social media platforms, 10/29/17, 9pCT. While many people perceive social media as highly “free,” “open,” and “unregulated” there are multiple technology trends that will increasingly … Continue reading

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#SocialMedia, #Crisis, and #Anonymity: #SPSM chats with @BeauPinkham 10/22/17, 9pCT.

Beau Pinkham joins #SPSM to chat about the ethical, practical, and liability implications of expressions of suicidality via social media, 10/22/17, 9pCT. When it comes to crisis work, the decision about whether or not to alert law enforcement and send … Continue reading

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#ListeningSession and #SocialMedia: #SPSM old school twitter chat, 10/15/17, 9pCT

SPSM does new school “listening session” using old school twitter-only chat, 10/15/17, 9pCT. In the last year, you may have noticed “listening sessions” popping up in the social services spaces (and elsewhere). Like this. In fact, this is a trend … Continue reading

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