Facebook will launch a new emotional health resource center that will provide expert guidance and information linking users of social media platforms and other apps it owns to services and support, as the new crown epidemic exacerbates mental health problems around the world,media CNET reported.
Emotional Health will be a central resource center on the Facebook app, providing tips and information from experts around the world, including NAMI, Kids Help Phone and It’s OK To Talk. The center will be available worldwide and provide information from mental health officials about the user’s area.
Users will find that other facebook-owned apps also have mental health-related features. For example, the World Health Organization’s Digital Stress Management Guidelines, which provide tips for reducing stress, can now be used on the Whoo-Health Alert chatbot on WhatsApp. On Messenger, users will find stickers designed with WHO to promote dialogue about mental health and to prevent suicide and self-harm through the crisis SMS hotline. On Instagram, users will find new mental health guidelines for teens and other groups.