Send Silence Packing, an exhibit by Active Minds, will travel to six NSCS chapters this spring. The traveling exhibition displays more than 1,000 backpacks to represent the number of college students lost to suicide each year. Each backpack has a personal story attached to it. 

This impactful exhibit to encourage students to seek help for themselves, friends and loved ones. Trained professionals will be at these events to provide additional resources to students. 

A list of participating NSCS chapters can be found below, while a full list of the exhibition’s tour stops can be found on the Active Minds website.

March 2019
University of Mississippi, March 19
Arizona State University, March 25
University of Texas at Arlington, March 28 

April 2019
UC Riverside, April 16
UCLA, April 18
University of Arizona, April 29 

NSCS is proud to partner with Active Minds to help open the conversation about mental health by creating lasting change in the way mental health is talked about, cared for and valued in the United States. You can help Active Minds continue their work on campuses by donating to the NSCS Active Minds Fundraising Campaign.