13 Reasons Why removes graphic suicide scene

My friend, Lisa Horowitz, PhD is a scientist on suicide prevention at National Institute of Mental Health whom I met through Dr. Ted Abernathy about three years ago. We have since co-presented on the ASQ suicide screening tool.

While speaking with a panel of prestigious researchers on youth suicide prevention in Baltimore, MD at a Pediatric Conference (I was the one with lived experience), there was considerable buzz about a suicide study the group had just completed that showed a significant increase in youth suicide after the first season of 13 Reasons Why.

Netflix is in the process of …