Facebook is making it easier for users in Bangladesh to connect with helplines by partnering with local organizations in an effort to support and raise awareness on mental health.
According to a 2019 survey, nearly 17 percent of adults in Bangladesh are suffering from mental health issues, and 92 percent among them don’t seek professional help. Through Facebook, people in Bangladesh can now access support resources at National Institute of Mental Health and Hospital, MonerBondhu and Kaan Pete Roi. These organizations provide regular counseling on suicide, depression, anxiety, panic attacks and other related issues. Read More