13 Reasons Why Guidance
The Netflix series 13 Reasons Why has captured the attention of many students worldwide—perhaps achieving the highest viewership of any Netflix series to date. The fictional story is cautionary tale of a young girl’s suicide, and covers other sensitive subject matter as the series progresses. Educators and mental health professionals are recognizing that this series has captured some of the darkest concerns that adolescents are dealing with, and that adults need to be prepared to respond.
The Jed Foundation in collaboration with SAVE.org has created talking points to help young viewers and adults talk about suicide as it relates to the situational drama that unfolds in 13 Reasons Why. You can find the talking points here.