Pros to 13 Reason Why

           

13 reasons why is a Netflix original mini- series that explains why, Hannah Baker (main character) has committed suicide. It might sound like a sad, weary type of show to watch but I think it’s the type of show that lets you get hooked on, and all for the right reasons.

It gives light to a very sensitive topic that many people tend to joke about a lot: death

Hannah Baker records 13 tapes that explains 13 reasons (people) that led to her death. I am not encouraging suicide at all but if you pay close attention it depicts why we shouldn’t bully someone or take advantage of someone just because they don’t have the same ideas as someone else does.

                                    

It has helped bring awareness to people that many can be suffering depression or just need someone to listen to them.

During the end of the show Clay decides to become friends with Sky again because he knows that she is going through things that many people do not understand. He wants to stop Sky from thinking that no one is there for her when she needs it the most.

13 reasons why explains how just one little thing and or person can change someone’s mind about suicide.

The basketball jock, Zack takes away Hannah’s compliment notes and really upsets her. She writes him a note asking, “why me?” and tells him how those little notes she receives from her classmates changes the way she thinks throughout the day.

Although, many do not agree with the show and think it is promoting suicide I think otherwise. It is bringing awareness to people and changing their outlooks about how some people may think, this show is important to me in general because I know what it is like to know someone or several whom have committed suicide and at times I wish this show would had come out earlier and maybe even changed someone’s mind about doing something that could hurt their family and friends.

                            

If you or anyone you know has had suicidal thoughts, even if you thought it was a joke make sure to call the suicide hotline (1-800-273-8255).

YOU ARE NOT ALONE. YOU ARE LOVED.