The Centre for Suicide Prevention, together with Penguin-Random House and Razorbill, have developed informational bookmarks to go inside bestselling young adult novel Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher. The novel deals with the Thirteen Reasons Why Hannah, a high school student, decided to kill herself. The reasons are recorded on cassette tapes, and listened to by classmate Clay.
CSP, along with the publishers, want readers of the novel to know that help is available for people who are suicidal.
Teens can refer to Youth at Risk for more info about how to help someone who is suicidal, and how to get help for themselves.
Teachers can contact us for more information on Thirteen Reasons Why curriculum that focuses on suicide and suicide prevention.