As '13 Reasons Why' Returns, Schools Try To Help Students Who Are Thinking Of Suicide

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School officials have issued warnings to parents ahead of the second season of the Netflix drama "13 Reasons Why," which premieres this week. The first season, which centered on the suicide of a high school student, triggered cautions from the National Association of School Psychologists. This season features further suicide attempts, sexual assault and a school shooting. Netflix has responded to concerns by adding PSA-style messages filmed by the cast and putting up a web site with links to resources. The national attention comes at a time when, new research suggests, one in five teens may have considered suicide. And school leaders are starting to recognize that they have a lifesaving role to play. Suicide is the second leading cause of death...

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As '13 Reasons Why' Returns, Schools Try To Help Students Who Are Thinking Of Suicide

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