Recently, it has been found that Snapchat is going to roll out with some new features, this feature is related to mental health safety and support in India through the “Here for you” section. This section on Snapchat is going to have a wide range of topics such as disorders, anxiety, depression, and many others. Snapchat “Here for you” feature is going to be available for both Android and iOS as well in the nation India. Furthermore, this is a feature that contains mental health resources provided by the Mariwala Health Initiative and the Manas Foundation as well. Snapchat Company has said that this is a feature that is part of concerted efforts designed to educate and empower the Snapchat community so that they can look after themselves more properly.
Snapchat in an interview said that this “Here for you” feature has happened just after proper research last year. The previous year’s research was totally based on suggested various mental health issues that the faced by the users. Snapchat has found that there are so many Snapchatters who are experiencing stress, anxiety, etc. and they turn to their friends for help, more than professionals. The research has expressed that young people are deeply interested in understanding these issues and also can support friends struggling with them. Snapchat’s parent company, Snap has written all this in a note recently.
Mariwala Health Initiative, Raj Mariwala said that due to the pandemic outbreak of COVID virus people are collectively having feelings of worry, anxiety, tension, numbness, sadness, stress, and many more. Therefore, he claimed the videos of them are going to help the people that how they can deal with stress and anxiety. Moreover, it is also going to help them in supporting their near and dead ones to enhance the mental well-being of them through some exercises and mindfulness activities.
How to access “Here for you” on Snapchat? Users can easily find “Here for you” section just by typing the keywords such as anxiety, depression, and many others. Both the android and iOS users in India can access out this feature on their phones. Ergo, this is a feature that covers so many different types of topics such as ways how to cope up with mental health issues, how to spot problems of depression and many others in your loved ones, as well as questions from the community, are answered here by the psychologists and all the health professionals.
Go and enjoy this new feature of Snapchat if you are suffering from any mental health issues. Ergo, stay connected to have more information.