American streaming giant Netflix has launched a website dedicated to help people battling from depression and those who are looking for “crisis resources.”
Through a Twitter post, Tuesday, July 16, Netflix announced this initiative. “An update on 13 Reasons Why. If you or someone you know needs help finding crisis resources please visit 13reasonswhy.info.”
The company also said that they will edit a controversial scene from the series “13 Reasons Why.” “We’ve heard from many young people that 13 Reasons Why encouraged them to start conversations about difficult issues like depression and suicide and get help — often for the first time. As we prepare to launch Season 3 late this summer, we’ve been mindful about the ongoing debate around the show,” Netflix said.
An update on 13 Reasons Why
— Netflix US (@netflix) July 16, 2019
“So on the advice of medical experts, including Dr. Christine Moutier, chief medical officer at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, we’ve decided with creator Brian Yorkey and the producers of 13 Reasons Why to edit the scene in which Hannah takes her own life from Season 1,” the post reads.
On the 13reasonswhy.info website, users can able to choose their country of destination and based from it, significant details where to get help will appear.
For the Philippines, individuals are encourage to call the Philippine Suicide Prevention Hotline (Hopeline) or to reach out with In Touch Community Service (Crisis Line).
If you know anyone who is need of help, don’t hesitate to share this information with them.
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