Youth across the country are watching the new Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. The series has raised a number of serious concerns about suicide. This list of talking points is aimed at helping foster a healthy discussion about the series.
This article from the CDC describes the relationship between bullying and suicide. It is important to note that while that relationship does exist, suicide is a complex issue and other factors should also be taken into consideration. Using messaging that links suicide to bullying can be harmful in laying blame, rather than seeking holistic solutions.