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MPs suggest introducing web blocking to tackle suicide rates in UK

Ken Moorhouse Silver badge

Sites that act as a catalyst for bullying...

judging by press coverage - carry a far greater risk of people being cornered into a situation where they feel unable to elicit advice or support from others, leading to an increased probability of suicide.

The action of "unfriending" someone needs to carry a Government Health Warning: "Are you sure this person can handle your pressing of this button? Are they going through a difficult time? Do they need your support?"

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