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100 Things We Learned From Our First 100M Messages | Crisis Text Line
One hundred million messages is a LOT. It represents five and half years of
hard work, a lot of lines of code, and a ton of love.

In honor of all this amazingness, we’ve rounded up 100 fun facts,
interesting stats, and  impactful data.
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june 2019 by charman
Suicide prevention: how scientists are using artificial intelligence to help people at risk - Vox
The Crisis Text Line uses machine learning to figure out who’s at risk and when to intervene.
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june 2019 by charman
Embracing AI to Save Lives | Crisis Text Line
Do assertions like “The robots are coming” and “AI will replace humans”
sound familiar? The possibilities have been debated extensively.
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june 2019 by charman
Crisis Text Line: Giving Twilio justification for the 'tech making the world a better place' meme | Computerworld
Pretty much every technology company I've ever come across purports to be making a difference in the world. Here's an example where that is a justifiable claim.
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june 2019 by charman
40 Under 40: Bob Filbin: Saving Lives by Counting Texts - The Chronicle of Philanthropy
His early research related to extraterrestrial life was fun, but this scientist found more fulfillment analyzing crisis-line data to multiply the efficiency of counselors.
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june 2019 by charman
Nancy Lublin: How data from a crisis text line is saving lives | TED Talk
When a young woman texted DoSomething.org with a heartbreaking cry for help, the organization responded by opening a nationwide Crisis Text Line for people in pain. Nearly 10 million text messages later, the organization is using the privacy and power of text messaging to help people handle addiction, suicidal thoughts, eating disorders, sexual abuse and more. But there's an even bigger win: The anonymous data collected by text is teaching us when crises are most likely to happen -- and helping schools and law enforcement to prepare for them.
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june 2019 by charman
Crisis Text Line Is Opening Its Treasure Trove Of Data To Researchers
Data from more than 13 million text messages can shed light on when, where, and why crisis arises.
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june 2019 by charman
R U There? | The New Yorker
Alice Gregory on Crisis Text Line, a new counselling service that harnesses the power of texting to help depressed and suicidal teens.
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june 2019 by charman
Google, Trevor Project will use AI to combat LGBTQ youth suicide
The Trevor Project won a $1.5 million Google AI Impact grant, which will allow the nonprofit to use artificial intelligence in its suicide prevention services.
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june 2019 by charman
What is Loris.ai? | Crisis Text Line
Why sell t-shirts when you can sell the thing your organization does best?
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march 2018 by charman
Can Crisis Line Messaging Help Improve Workplace Culture? | WIRED
The nonprofit Crisis Text Line is launching a spin-off company that uses AI to help teach people how to talk to each other
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march 2018 by charman
A Crisis Line That Calms With Texting and Data - The New York Times
As rates of anxiety, suicidal thoughts, depression and substance abuse soar, a national network of counselors offers intervention 24 hours a day.
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december 2017 by charman
A Crisis Line That Calms With Texting and Data - The New York Times
As rates of anxiety, suicidal thoughts, depression and substance abuse soar, a national network of counselors offers intervention 24 hours a day.
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december 2017 by charman
Crisis Text Line finds a niche, and keeps growing - Knight Foundation
Bob Andelman – This piece is one of a series that looks at the Knight News Challenge winners, and their thoughts on future trends, on the occasion of the challenge’s 10th anniversary. There is no other way to say it...
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november 2017 by charman
What I’ve been up to… – dj patil – Medium
On August 2011 DoSomething.org, the largest youth volunteer network, received a horrifying series of text message in response to one of their text messaging campaigns: “He won’t stop raping me.” “He…
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august 2017 by charman
R U there? Crisis Text Line provides new lifeline for troops and veterans
“At first he didn’t want to talk. He was very blunt and one-worded. Very closed off.”
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july 2016 by charman
Crisis Text Line Is Opening Its Treasure Trove Of Data To Researchers | Fast Company | Business + Innovation
Data from more than 13 million text messages can shed light on when, where, and why crisis arises.
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february 2016 by charman

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