The band “Rockers Behind the Bridge” performs at Suicide Prevention Month event (2015), Washington DC, Author US Customs and Border Protection (PD-fed. govt.)
After 7 students committed suicide, the Mesa Valley School District in Colorado briefly took 13 Reasons Why — the book on which the Netflix series by the same name is based — out of circulation . The ban lasted no more than a few hours.
Other school districts have made the book mandatory summer reading.
13 Reasons Why is a work of fiction in which a high school girl kills herself, leaving behind tapes to be played after her death. Critics of the book – myself included – view it as romanticizing suicide, without providing young readers an alternative perspective.
A Daily Assault
Our children are daily assaulted by a culture that lionizes physical appearance, popularity/fame, athletic ability, wealth, and conformity.
Most do not meet…
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