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MSU chapter members of Active Minds seek to ‘Send Silence Packing’

March 26, 2013

Kiara Sanders, a member of MSU's Active Minds chapter, reads one of the stories of suicide attached to the backpacks Active Minds placed in front of State Fountain Bakery Tuesday for "Send Silence Packing," aimed at raising awareness of and preventing college suicides. In the background, also reading stories, is fellow Active Minds member D'Ebonee Blakemore. (Photo by Steven Nalley, SDN)

Mississippi State University's Active Minds chapter held a "Send Silence Packing" event Tuesday, using backpacks as symbols of college suicides and raising awareness of the mental health issues that cause them and the resources available to prevent them.

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