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Study: 13 Reasons Why associated with significant increase in youth suicide

A new study funded by the National Institute of Mental Health found that the hit Netflix show 13 Reasons Why was correlated with a 28.9% increase in youth suicide in the month following its release. The researchers examined suicide data from the CDC, looking at annual and monthly numbers of deaths from 2013 to 2017. They found that number of deaths by suicide recorded in April 2017 (the month following the first season’s release) was greater than the number seen in any other month during that five year period. 

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