Many young people may be watching or have heard of the new series “13 Reasons Why” based on a fictional story of an adolescent girl, “Hannah,” who died by suicide. Watching this series can be emotionally triggering or difficult, especially if one has had or knows someone with suicidal thoughts. Are you having thoughts of suicide? Call the 24-Hour Crisis Response Helpline at 1 866 996-0991 or visit your local hospital Emergency Room.
The following talking points may also be helpful to talk about with others or to reflect on during or after watching the series. These points were created by the JED Foundation and SAVE - Suicide Awareness Voices of Education.
Please download and utilize the talking points below as needed and share them with those who may need support.