Facebook will redirect opioid buyers to crisis helpline

ANI | Updated: Jun 21, 2018 11:37 IST

California [United States], June 21 (ANI): For those looking for addiction treatment or searching for opioids through Facebook will be redirected to a federal crisis helpline.
The company has worked with a policy team to introduce the new step towards combating drug abuse, Engadget reported.
A message will appear to those looking for treatment asking if they would like assistance and redirect them to Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration national helpline. A similar feature will arrive on Instagram in the next few weeks. (ANI)