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What You And Your Teen Can Learn From Netflix's '13 Reasons Why'

May 8, 2017

The Netflix series '13 Reasons Why' looks at unsettling (but important) aspects of teen life.
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The Netflix series 13 Reasons Why has received praise and criticism for how it approaches weighty topics such as teen bullying, sexuality, mental illness and suicide. Today we speak with psychologist Wes Crenshaw, who says the drama can encourage important discussions between parents and their children. A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed suicide was the second-leading cause of adolescent death in 2014, the most recent year for which numbers are available.