When chose to release and promote a show about a teen who committed suicide, experts warned that it could to cause an increase in suicides especially among adolescents. Now, research finds that's exactly what happened.
I am super, super sceptical of the "13 Reasons Why led to spike in teen suicides" study non-prereg study, tiny numbers in huge population, +ve results only in boys not girls (opposite of what authors hypothesised), complex-sounding statistical analysis.
Important -supported study—it found the release of #13RW was associated with an increase in youth suicide rates. The findings highlight the importance of using best practices when portraying suicide in popular entertainment and the media. (1/2).
Frog accounts run by 17 yr olds are retconned as Russian psyops that strike at "Heart of Our Democracy," national discussion 2 yrs +, no evidence; Netflix releases show romanticizing suicide, aimed at teens, suicide actually increases, national silence
NIMH » Release of “13 Reasons Why” Associated with Increase in Youth Suicide Rates
NIMH » Release of “13 Reasons Why” [on Netflix] Associated with [28%] Increase in Youth Suicide Rates [in a single month, highest in years, in April].
“The Netflix show '13 Reasons Why' was associated with a 28.9% increase in suicide rates among U.S. youth ages 10-17 in the month (April 2017) following the shows [sic] release...”