in Canada have started warning parents about the graphic nature of the show, sent an email to the parents of sixth graders letting them know their students were prohibited from even mentioning the show on school grounds.
"This show includes graphic violence (rape) and gore, profanity, alcohol/drugs/smoking, and frightening/intense scenes. Please let your child know that discussion of ’13 Reasons Why’ is not permitted at school due to the disturbing subject matter."
"the show is guilty of the glamorization of suicidal behavior and [depicting] negative portrayals of helping professionals.”
School Mental Health Assist:
“Use of the Netflix series, ’13 Reasons Why,’ as a teaching tool is not recommended. The material is graphic and potentially triggering for vulnerable young people,”