What parents and educators should know about the 2nd season of ’13 Reasons Why’

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — When “13 Reasons Why” premiered last year on Netflix, the series quickly drew controversy for its storyline centering on a high school student who commits suicide.

Schools sent warning letters to parents, and suicide prevention and mental health advocacy groups stepped up with resources in response to the high demand.

The second season of the show starts streaming this Friday on Netflix and here’s what you can expect.

Netflix worked with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), among other mental health advocacy groups and experts, to develop resources for viewers ahead of the new season.

AFSP’s chief medical officer, Dr. …read more