behind the backpacks

Active Minds’ digital immersive display aimed focused on suicide prevention through storytelling.

Explore Active Minds’ virtual suicide prevention program: Behind the Backpacks


behind the backpacks experienceActive Minds is proud to present our new digital immersive display, Behind the Backpacks. Designed as both a complement to our iconic Send Silence Packing® display and as a stand-alone experience, visitors to this online gallery will learn about suicide’s impact, learn how their everyday actions can help to create a new and better culture around mental health with reduced suicide rates, and share their own message of hope by answering the simple question: what would you say to someone who’s struggling?

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This immersive experience is supported by generous funding from    RSM

Send Silence Packing: Behind the Backpacks




Alison Malmon, Founder & Executive Director


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