How do I help a member of the US military community (example: active soldier, veteran or family member) who has shared suicidal content on Instagram?
If a friend or family member is planning suicide or you've seen a direct threat of suicide on Instagram, please contact your local emergency services or a suicide hotline immediately. We also ask that you tell us if you see something that suggests suicide or self-injury on Instagram.
The Veterans Crisis Line provides customized support to members of the military community, including veterans, active duty service members and their families. Support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
You can contact them by:
Additional resources available to the military community include:
For detailed information on Facebook’s efforts to help our community, see the Facebook Safety Center.
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