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'13 Reasons Why' Promised To Raise Awareness About Teen Mental Health. That Backfired.

Huffington Post Friday, 21 April 2017 ()
The Netflix breakout show “13 Reasons Why” has been praised for its binge-worthy, dramatic storytelling. But mental health experts warn that its thrilling narrative devices also make it problematic.

The story, which is adapted from Jay Asher’s best-selling novel of the same title, follows high school student Hannah Baker...
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News video: Mental Health Experts Say '13 Reasons Why' is 'Irresponsible'

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Netflix's series "13 Reasons Why" has been a critical success but some mental health experts fear the show could glorify teen suicide for those on the edge. The show, released in full on March 31, tells the story of teenager Hannah Baker's played by Katherine Langford suicide through audio tapes...

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