13 Reasons Why is the most Tweeted about television show of the year, and it’s not surprising why. The Netflix original series has opened the floodgates for community-wide discussion on mental health and garnered critical acclaim for its unflinching portrayal of teen suicide. However, the show has faced equally as much backlash, as critics assert that 13 Reasons Why glamorizes self-harm, irresponsibly portrays mental illness, and promotes suicidal ideation among some viewers.
Join the conversation as U Bring Change to Mind hosts a formal dinner at the Union to give you the opportunity not only to discuss the controversy surrounding the show, but also to gain insight from a panel of experts in the fields of mental health, media, and sociology. Our speakers will address the hard questions about 13 Reasons Why, provide their own scientific perspectives on mental health, and challenge the audience to think critically about how we address depression and suicide at Indiana University.
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