13 Reasons Why – Frequently Asked Questions

Saturday, May 06, 2017

There has been considerable public interest related to the new Netflix series 13 Reasons Why.  This series depicts events leading to death by suicide of a young fictional character, and covers other troubling issues like bullying, violence, and sexual assault.  While the series may inspire helpful dialogue about these issues, it also has potential for harm for those who may be struggling with a mental health problem and/or suicidal ideation.  This 13 Reasons Why FAQ may be helpful for those trying to understand the concerns, and to find ways to support young people around this series.