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Concern grows over how “13 Reasons Why” depicts suicide

<i>Updated</i> | A leading suicide prevention foundation said Tuesday it has serious concerns over the Netflix series <i>13 Reasons Why</i>. The American Foundation …

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How to Talk to a Teen Who is Watching ‘13 Reasons Why’

If you know a child in middle school or high school, it’s almost certain they have heard of the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why.”<p>There’s also a really …

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How to Talk to Your Child About Suicide and Bullying After Netflix's 13 Reasons Why

Netflix’s original series <i>13 Reasons Why</i> deals with sensitive issues, such as sexual assault, underage drinking, driving under the influence, body …

13 Reasons Why: What Viewers Should Consider

Netflix 13 Reasons Why: What Viewers Should Consider<p>April 24, 2017<p>Recently, Netflix released Thirteen Reasons Why (13RY), a series based on the book …

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'13 Reasons Why' offers the wrong solution to teen struggles

I'm the father of two daughters — one still in high school. I'm also a middle school teacher.<p>Netflix recently released its latest original series, "13 Reasons Why," and virtually overnight the show became its most popular release ever. A huge number of my students tell me they have watched it — and …

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"13 Reasons Why" Netflix Series: Considerations for Educators

Schools have an important role in preventing youth suicide, and being aware of potential risk factors in students’ lives is vital to this …

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There are More Than 13 Reasons Why Your Life Matters...and What You Can Do About It

So, here’s the thing. I know everybody is talking about 13 Reasons Why. I get it. It’s compelling. It feels a lot like your life these days. You’re …

Schools warn parents about Netflix's '13 Reasons Why'

“13 Reasons Why,” the Netflix original series centered on a high school student who kills herself, is raising the alarms of some school officials who …

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13 Reasons Why team explains why they showed Hannah's death

<b>This post contains spoilers about 13 Reasons Why</b><p>The finale of <i>13 Reasons Why</i> begins with a warning: “The following episode contains scenes that some viewers may find disturbing and/or may not be suitable for younger audiences, including graphic depictions of violence and suicide. Viewer discretion …

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How to talk with your teen about "13 Reasons Why"

"Don't be afraid to have a conversation with your children," one expert says about the popular but disturbing show

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Aaron Hernandez, "13 Reasons Why" and the Facebook killer raise suicide copycat fears

<i>Updated</i> | When a suicide is high-profile enough to garner media attention, there is a risk it could inspire copycats. There is also the possibility …

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