Does 13 Reasons Why Glorify Suicide?

There’s a lot of controversy surrounding the new Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, adapted from a young adult book of the same name by Jay Asher.  Many claim that the show glorifies suicide.  Or that one of its scenes – which shows a girl killing herself in explicit detail – is triggering or informative for those who may be looking to do the same.

The show has garnered so much criticism, it recently led at least two New Jersey school districts to send home letters to parents.

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