Controversial Netflix Series “13 Reasons Why” Prompts Letter to Parents About Suicide

A Netflix series about teen suicide has prompted at least one local school district to send home a letter about the topic.

The show is called “13 Reasons Why,” and it tells the fictional story of a teen girl who dies by suicide. She leaves behind audio recordings for 13 people who she said played a role in the decision.

Read the article and watch the news coverage at http://ow.ly/uViD30boXJs

See talking points and more information on our previous blog post at https://lookupindiana.org/13-reasons-why-talking-points/.

“Use it as an opportunity to talk about some of the complicated sensitive issues
it confronts and clear up misconceptions.”

– Dr. Philip Downs, Superintendent of  Southwest Allen County Schools

 

 

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