Tips for Watching New Netflix Series 13 Reasons Why

You may have heard about the new Netflix series based on a young adult novel where the story plot focuses on the suicide death of a high school student. The Series, 13 Reasons Why, tells the fictional story of a high school student who dies by suicide, leaving behind cassette tapes of her telling friends about whom she blames and the reasons behind her suicide. There are some widely held concerns in the suicide prevention community about the possible risky messages for vulnerable viewers. The link below shares some talking points developed by SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education) for discussing the series with students.

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