LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — A Netflix unique miniseries that’s getting numerous consideration all through the nation has prompted Jefferson County Public Faculties to ship a useful resource letter to hundreds of oldsters on Wednesday afternoon.
The letter refers to ‘thirteen Causes Why,’ a fictional present that chronicles the suicide of a younger lady who leaves behind a collection of thirteen messages for particular individuals in her life that she blames for her dying.
Allison Martin, a spokeswoman for the district, stated the letter was despatched house to oldsters after a number of of the district’s steerage counselors famous that dialogue concerning the miniseries has been popping up.
“It is a dialog our steerage counselors have been having with college students and fogeys they usually needed to know what assets have been out there to them, Martin stated. “These assets have been communicated with our steerage counselors final week and we needed to get the the knowledge instantly into the palms of oldsters, to allow them to have these conversations at residence as nicely.”
Psychological well being specialists and organizations have been important of the collection since its march 31 premiere.
In a current weblog entry concerning the collection, the Nationwide Affiliation of Faculty Psychologists says “faculties have an necessary position in stopping youth suicide, and being conscious of potential danger elements in college students’ lives is significant to this duty.”
The group says the present might deliver potential dangers posed by the sensationalized remedy of youth suicide and that they do not advocate that weak youth watch the collection.
Here’s what the JCPS letter states:
Pricey JCPS Households:
‘thirteen Causes Why’ is a Netflix unique miniseries that’s getting plenty of consideration all through the nation. This present chronicles the suicide of a younger lady who leaves behind a collection of thirteen messages for particular individuals in her life that she blames for her dying. It’s based mostly on a piece of fiction by the identical identify.
Sadly, suicide is all too actual. The truth is, in line with the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention, suicide was the third main explanation for demise for individuals ages 10-24. Provided that reality, it’s important that you understand how to deal with this collection together with your youngster. The Nationwide Affiliation of Faculty Psychologists has advisable the next: “We don’t advocate that weak youth, particularly those that have any diploma of suicidal ideation, watch this collection. Its highly effective storytelling might lead impressionable viewers to romanticize the alternatives made by the…