Netflix has confirmed that it will add more Trigger Warnings to the famous series13 Reasons Why.”

The streaming giant is interested in highlighting side effects of suicide and sexual violence in the forthcoming episodes. Currently, the show is focusing on increasing trend of suicides among high school students. Netflix has plans to include several new episodes, depicting how sexual violence ruins the lives of youngsters.

“13 Reasons Why” focuses on a high school student, Katherine Langford, who attempts suicide and leaves behind several tapes that detail the circumstances that led her to end the life.

In the first week of April, Twitter reported that “13 Reasons Why” is the most tweeted about series of the year.

A Netflix spokesperson has revealed that the changes will go into effect this weekend.

‘13 Reasons Why’

“13 Reasons Why” is a web television series by Brian Yorkey Asher, based on the 2007 novel of the same name by Jay Asher. Katherine Langford, Dylan Minnette, Alisha Boe, Christian Navarro, Brandon Flynn, Miles Heizer, Justin Prentice, Devin Druid, Ross Butler, Derek Luke, Amy Hargreaves, and Kate Walsh are in the leading characters.

All episodes, including the special “13 Reasons Why: Beyond the Reasons,” are available online since March 31, 2017. So far, the series has received positive reviews from television critics and audiences, with most of them praising the performances of Dylan and Katherine.

Production and cultural impact of the show

In February 2011, Universal Studios acquired the film rights to the Jay Asher novel, with Selena Gomez playing the role of Hannah Baker. In November 2015, the streaming giant announced that it would develop a TV adaptation with Gomez serving as executive producer.

“13 Reasons Why” is a joined project of Anonymous Content, Netflix, and Paramount Television, with Joy Gorman, Steve Goli, Kristel Laiblin and Mandy Teefey serving as showrunners.

On Rotten Tomatoes, it has an approved rating of 96% based on 46 reviews. On Metacritic, the show scored 78 out of 100 based on 17 critics.

The previous month, an Australian youth mental health service issued a warning over the content of the series. Clinical psychologists from the US, Australia, Canada, and England have voiced their concerns regarding the risks of encouraging copycat attempts.

To this, a Netflix spokesperson replied that the series was developed to create awareness among youngsters, rather than motivating them to commit crimes.

In response to the controversies, Selena defended the series saying that “13 Reasons Why” is an impressive show and should not be banned in any part of the world. It’s true that the subject is sensitive, but the series highlights one of the most several social problems and how it affects our youth.