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Send Silence Packing

Reducing the Incidence of Suicide Among American College Students

Sept. 18, 2013

An open-air exhibit of more than 1,000 backpacks seeks to increase awareness and start a dialogue about the number of college students who die by suicide each year. "Send Silence Packing," sponsored by the Student Health and Counseling Center, will be on display from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, along the walkway to the Becker Amphitheater. Members of the campus student chapter of "Active Minds," as well as representatives of Peer Health University Network, will be on hand to answer questions and provide information on mental health services. For more information, email Maria Marquez,

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