Every day children are inundated by endless messages intended to educate, entertain, or influence their behavior. It takes commitment and effort on the part of parents to monitor and help interpret these external influences on children.
Parents should be aware that their child may hear friends talking about the show at school or on social media—even if they haven't seen it themselves. Regardless, "13 Reasons Why" is absolutely inappropriate for children under age 13. The series continues to spark debate over how the show portrays teen suicide and its possible effect on viewers. Learn more here.