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Netflix Show ’13 Reasons Why’ Catches Heats From Mental Health Experts

The Netflix original “13 Reasons Why” has stirred up a hot debate about mental health for teenagers. The show closely follows Jay Asher’s 2007 young adult book of the same title where a teenage girl named Hannah Baker leaves behind 13 cassette tapes after killing herself. Mental health experts say it could pose health risks for teenagers with suicidal thoughts, as it almost romanticizes suicide, while others believe it has started a serious conversation about mental illness. ...Read more

Arkansas Executes 2 Inmates in One Night

Marcel Williams and Jack Jones were put to death by lethal injection Monday evening in Arkansas.  It was Arkansas’ first double execution since 1999, according to the Department of Corrections, and the first in the United States since two men were put to death by the state of Texas in 2000. ...Read more