Snapchat on Monday announced in-app mental health support for its users in India. This is especially for users who are experiencing mental health or emotional distress, as well as for those who want to know more about these issues to help friends and loved ones during the epidemic. can do. The company said that it was launched in collaboration with Mariwala Health Initiative and Manas Foundation. This feature is named ‘Here for You’.
Snap Park’s VP of Global Public Policy, Jennifer Park Stout, said that we had launched the ‘Hear for You’ feature in February, because we believed that in view of the coronavirus, our global community needed assistance. We hope that the resource we launch today will help us take further steps for the betterment of the people.
Resources related to anxiety, depression, loneliness, suicide have been prepared
Mariwala Health Initiative and the Manas Foundation have developed resources to connect with anxiety, depression, loneliness, suicide and general mental health. Director of Mariwala Health Initiative, Raj Mariwala said, “Our videos discuss how to deal with stress and anxiety. How to take care of someone struggling with stress and how exercise can make mentally strong Let’s talk on this subject.
Experts will answer every question
Snapchat users can access these resources by searching for words like ‘anxiety’, ‘depression’, ‘loneliness’, ‘suicide’, ‘mental health’ and ‘goodness’. It covers topics such as how to deal with issues related to mental health and how to identify their symptoms in their own lives, as well as people’s questions answered by clinical psychologists and mental health professionals.
Naveen Kumar, Trustee, Manas Foundation said, “This launch is a unique opportunity for users who are struggling with mental health issues every day. We want to tell them that Snapchat and Manas Foundation are always talking to them on mental health is available.