Students and educators play a key role in addressing mental health issues. In order to raise awareness and decrease stigma, early intervention and conversations are key. This section is dedicated to various resources and programs specifically for students and educators.
13 Reason’s Why is a 2007 young adult novel by Jay Asher that later became a Netflix series produced by Selena Gomez. The series has 13 episodes that focus on how one high school student receives a series of tapes that unravel the mystery of another student’s suicide. Throughout the series, images of bullying, rape, sexual assault, an suicide are depicted. While the series has become a hit among young adults and teens, mental health experts and prevention specialists have questioned and criticized the series.
Below are various references and articles exploring various mental health experts’ opinions.