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'13 Reasons Why' gives parents a chance to discuss suicide with teens

Today | Apr 27, 2017

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Today Apr 27, 2017

Did you know that suicide is the second leading cause of death for youth ages 10-24? That number may be shocking for some parents. Attempting to raise awareness of teen suicide, the controversial new Netflix show "13 Reasons Why" is drawing criticism from many families. Across the country, schools are sending letters home to parents, warning them of the show's potential "glorification" of this serious issue. Some parents are concerned, while others think it is a good jumping off point to discuss suicide with their teens.

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