13 Reasons Why

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Show Discussion Guide

Filmed in a candid and often explicit manner, 13 Reasons Why takes an honest look at the issues faced by young people today. The information below is designed to help viewers understand the various issues addressed in the series, and to help guide productive conversations about the difficult topics that the series raises and how these situations can be addressed if experienced.

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About the programme

13 Reasons Why follows teenager Clay Jensen (Dylan Minnette) as he returns home from school to find a mysterious box with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford) – his classmate and crush – who tragically died from suicide two weeks earlier. On tape, Hannah explains that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Through Hannah and Clay’s dual narratives, 13 Reasons Why weaves an intricate and heart-wrenching story of teenage life that will deeply affect viewers. Based on the best-selling book. 13 Reasons Why Season 2 picks up in the aftermath of Hannah's death and the start of our characters' complicated journeys toward healing and recovery. Liberty High prepares to go on trial, but someone will stop at nothing to keep the truth surrounding Hannah's death concealed. A series of ominous photographs lead Clay and his classmates to uncover a sickening secret and a conspiracy to cover it up.

This show is rated MA for mature audiences; it covers many issues including depression, sexual assault and suicide. If you are struggling, this series may not be right for you or you may want to watch it with a trusted adult