Netflix’s breakout hit ’13 Reasons Why’ is officially going forward with their second season, but the show has had an enormous amount of controversy. It's no surprise that something as hard to talk about as suicide is going to have differing opinions.
There have been a lot of articles quoting psychologists, and explaining all the reasons people shouldn't be watching this show. Many people have mentioned trigger warnings, and claim this show is too difficult to watch. In my opinion, I think those articles are wrong. I think people should be watching this show. I think people need to be watching this show, and here is why:
1. Suicide is Taboo.
No one wants to talk about the difficult mental health issues and events that lead to suicide, but we need to be talking about it. It’s important to start a conversation, even if it’s going to be a difficult one.