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Twitter takes steps to create awareness on World Suicide Prevention Day

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Twitter, in collaboration with the for Prevention, has launched a special for 'World Prevention Day' available globally and in India, the platform said Monday.

"September 10 is World Prevention Day and the theme for this year is 'Working Together to Prevent Suicide'... Twitter, in partnership with the for Suicide Prevention, is launching a special in the shape of an orange ribbon - the international symbol for World Day," said in a statement.

The will appear when people Tweet with the hashtag #WorldSuicidePreventionDay or#WSPD or #??????????????????? from 7-16 September, it added.

"has also partnered with White Swan Foundation, to provide them with #adsforgood grants to help them reach more people and create awareness," the statement added.

Mahima Kaul, for said that the partnerships with for Suicide Prevention and White Swan Foundation, are aimed at creating a greater awareness around suicide and suicide prevention, connecting with people and addressing mental health issues prevailing in the society.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, September 10 2018. 21:30 IST