The Netflix program "13 Reasons Why" is very popular among teen viewers. While that’s concerning, it does have an upside. The series is allowing us as parents to delve into more delicate topics with our teens and pre-teens. One of those topics is self-injury. It’s reported that 1 in 5 females and 1 in 7 males will engage in this harmful practice. Today’s episode explores the dark world of self-injury—what it is and why kids are doing it. We also want to equip you to look for warning signs and provide ways you can help your kids learn to better manage their emotions.
13 Reasons Why, one of television's most controversial, and most binge-watched, shows, has returned to Netflix with Season 2. Some viewers will watch the second season in one sitting or binge the first season to catch up. But outside the show's difficult content, bingeing itself can be bad. We'll unpack why.Read more