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Netflix Loves to Romanticize Mental Health

‘All the Bright Places’ succeeds where ’13 Reasons Why’ failed, but cultural depictions of mental health still need work

“All the Bright Places.” Photo: Walter Thomson/Netflix

TThe promotional material for Netflix’s new young adult novel adaptation, All the Bright Places, would have you think it’s adding another sappy romance film to its collection. The film’s cover…

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Gina Ryder

Gina Ryder

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Adjunct professor and freelance journalist writing on mental health, religion, and social justice.