TikTok – Decreasing Engagement and Transmission of Suicide-Related Content on TikTok

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Funded by: Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions January 1-December 2023
Principal Investigator(s): Kate Comtois Keyne Law Molly Adrian
Research Team:
Research Setting: Online & Seattle Pacific University Crisis Lab


As more and more young people turn to social media for connection, information, and ideas, mental health professionals need to identify and understand the type of content that may increase suicide risk. In 2023, TikTok is a particularly important social media to understand – especially as it applies to youth and young adults. Study insights can help lead to the development and deployment of necessary interventions and helpful content on social media platforms. Learn More


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