send silence packing

For more than a decade, the Send Silence Packing® exhibit has traveled the country to end the silence that surrounds mental health and suicide and connect visitors with resources for support and action.

inspire action for suicide prevention through education and advocacy

Introducing Active Minds’ newest suicide prevention program: Behind the Backpacks

 

Active Minds is proud to present our new digital immersive exhibit, Behind the Backpacks. Designed as both a complement to our iconic Send Silence Packing® exhibit 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?

This immersive experience is supported by generous funding from  RSM

Send Silence Packing

An in-person immersive experience

 

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Behind the Backpacks

a new immersive online experience

 

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Send Silence Packing: Behind the Backpacks

 

 

 

Alison Malmon, Founder & Executive Director

send silence packing traveling exhibit

Send Silence Packing encourages people to seek out resources for themselves, friends, or loved ones. Trained professionals are on hand at each stop and thousands of mental health resources are distributed.

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bring Send Silence Packing to your location

Contact us today to learn how to bring this profoundly impactful exhibit to your campus or community! We begin planning each tour six-eight months in advance, so reach out early for updates as to when we may be in your area.

 

SPECIAL NOTE: During this period of COVID-19 school closures, we are cautiously moving forward with planning our Spring 2021 tour, offering contracts that allow for flexibility regarding potential spring semester closures and restrictions.

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Upcoming Tour Stops

Contracted tour dates listed below. Be sure to check back for updates as both Fall 2021 tours continue to book!

Tour #1: Northeast and Midwest

  • September 21 –  Case Western Reserve University  –  Cleveland, OH
  • September 23 –  Ohio Northern University –  Ada, OH
  • September 27 –  University of Dayton –  Dayton, OH
  • October 16 –  Harvard College –  Cambridge, MA

Tour #2: Mid-Atlantic and South

  • October 5 –  Sam Houston State University –  Huntsville, TX
  • October 12 –  Georgia Southern University –  Statesboro, GA
  • October 13 –  Georgia Southern University –  Savannah, GA

Send Silence Packing® is supported by the Danny Cramer Foundation & the Noah Langholz Remembrance Fund.

Send Silence Packing was 100% the most impactful event our campus has ever done. The amount of positive feedback and moving reactions I heard were so touching. It is a day that I will never forget. It was such an honor to be a part of.

Rachel DiGangi

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