If you see someone on social media who you think might be in trouble, or in danger of self-harm, many of the social networks have teams ready to respond to reports from their “friends”. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline has worked with many of them:
Naturally, they also have a page with details on how to reach out to those teams. It may not be perfect, but in a world where we are becoming connected more and more to people online whom we may not know too many personal details about, it’s nice to know they are at least working to do something for folks.
Check it out, and bookmark it in case you ever need it, here: