13 Reasons Why

District Shares Concerns and Resources for "13 Reasons Why"
This is the image for the news article titled District Shares Concerns and Resources for "13 Reasons Why"This week, Netlix will release of the second season of “13 Reasons Why.” This show is a fictional story based on a widely known novel. Season one faced intense criticism, because critics felt it glamorized suicide and might trigger suicidal thoughts. Due to this criticism, season two will play a warning prior viewing the content. The warning highlights some of the content, including substance abuse, sexual assault and suicide.

We recommend you keep your child from watching this show, because of these risks. However, if your child does watch it, we recommend you watching it together, and we would like to provide you with support and resources to help process the issues this show raises. The Jed Foundation provides some talking points to consider reviewing with your child. We are committed to helping you support your child’s healthy social and emotional development. Please reach out if you need support or help.