13 Reasons Why - Netflix Series/Novel

Recently, you may have observed information regarding the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, a fictional story that showcases a young adolescent’s suicide and her 13 reasons for ending her life.

It is important to understand the concerns surrounding this program.  Some individuals may take away a disturbing message that presents suicide as an acceptable solution.  For vulnerable youth, viewing content of this manner may elevate their risk.  

 Knowing how to talk with your children and/or friends about such subject matter is extremely important.  The links below will provide you with some tips for talking with adolescents about this series. 

Tips for Parents - 13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why Guidance

Any suicidal behavior is potentially life threatening and should be taken seriously. 
The link below will direct you to a listing of suicide prevention resources.  

Suicide Prevention Resources