send silence packing

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

send silence packing traveling display

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.

Learn If Send Silence Packing Is Right For Your Community

Get in touch and we’ll explain how to book a Send Silence Packing display!

Learn how to bring this profoundly impactful display 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.

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inspire action for suicide prevention through education and advocacy

Send Silence Packing

An in-person immersive experience

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FAQs About Send Silence Packing

Behind the Backpacks

a new immersive online experience

send silence packing virtual exhibit - behind the backpacks


Explore Virtual Experience

Upcoming Tour Stops

  • September 7Belmont University Counseling Center Nashville, TN

  • September 8Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN, In-Person Event

  • September 8CogWell at the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

  • September 9Saint Joseph's University Philadelphia, PA

  • September 12Governors State University

  • September 13North Central College Naperville, IL

  • September 15Chicago State University

  • September 15Active Minds Valparaiso University VALPARAISO, IN

  • September 21Siena College Loudonville, NY, In-Person Event

  • September 22Cincinnati State Technical & Community College Cincinnati, OH

  • September 23Active Minds at Harvard University Cambridge, MA

  • September 26Bristol Community College

  • September 29Western Illinois University Macomb, IL

  • October 6Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

  • October 10Southern Illinois University- Carbondale

  • October 12MSSU Joplin, MO

  • November 3Tulane University New Orleans, LA

  • November 8The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, MS, MS

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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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