Send Silence Packing: The College of New Jersey

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Send Silence Packing was at the College of New Jersey in Ewing Township, N.J., for the tenth stop on its Spring 2015 tour. Backpacks and attached stories blanketed the campus’ Green Hall Lawn, and students took to social media to express their reactions.

Below are images of the display that were shared on Instagram. Keep up with the Spring 2015 tour by following the hashtag #SendSilencePacking and checking in on the blog.

Send Silence Packing TCNJ

@bridge_wal: Today campus is covered in 1,100 backpacks with stories to represent the 1,100 college students who die by suicide each year. This hits close to home for me personally, and I will without a doubt support the #sendsilencepacking campaign in support and honor of my big brother, and every other suicide victim and family. Never be afraid to ask for help, 1-800-273-TALK. I love you forever Colin <3

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Send Silence Packing: Penn State University

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Following stops at Gannon, Muhlenberg and Syracuse, Send Silence Packing traveled to Penn State University Wednesday. Students and staff in State College, Penn., known colloquially as “Happy Valley,” received a sobering reminder of the consequences of mental health stigma.

Below are images of the display that were shared on Twitter and Instagram. Keep up with the Spring 2015 tour by following the hashtag #SendSilencePacking and checking in on the blog.

@tipsy_photographer: The facts, the stories are just heartbreaking to learn about. Glad I was able to give my part of respect to the ones who left us. #psu #hub #SendSilencePacking #respect #stories

@tipsy_photographer: The facts, the stories are just heartbreaking to learn about. Glad I was able to give my part of respect to the ones who left us. #psu #hub #SendSilencePacking #respect #stories

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Send Silence Packing: Syracuse University

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Send Silence Packing spent Monday at Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y. Below are images of the display that were shared on Twitter and Instagram.

Keep up with the Spring 2015 tour by following the hashtag #SendSilencePacking and checking in on the blog.

Send Silence Packing Syracuse

@hannahtoggy: 1100 college students die by suicide each year. It’s been amazing to hear positive conversations regarding suicide and mental health around campus all day. If you haven’t seen #sendsilencepacking yet, stop by the quad. @su_activeminds

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Send Silence Packing: Muhlenberg College

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Muhlenberg College welcomed Send Silence Packing to its campus in Allentown, Penn., Thursday. Below are images of the display that were shared on Twitter and Instagram. Keep up with the Spring 2015 tour by following the hashtag #SendSilencePacking and checking in on the blog.

Send Silence Packing Muhlenberg

@bergadmissions: Muhlenberg took part in the #SendSilencePacking campaign today, helping to ensure that no young life is lost too soon #SendSilencePacking #ActiveMinds

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21 Must-Follow Twitter Accounts Guaranteed to Boost Your Mood

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Let’s face it: Finals season can be incredibly stressful. So for Stress Less Week, we’re giving you tips to help unwind and laugh more. Today, we bring you the top Twitter accounts to follow and boost your mood:

1. Tim Siedell (@badbanana)

2. Conan O’Brien (@ConanOBrien)

3. National Geographic Photography (@NatGeoPhoto)

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Send Silence Packing: Gannon University

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Send Silence Packing began the third week of its Spring 2015 tour Tuesday at Gannon University in Erie, Penn. Students and staff walking across campus passed 1,100 backpacks, representing the number of college students who die by suicide every year.

Below are images of the display that were shared on Twitter and Instagram. Keep up with the Spring 2015 tour by following the hashtag #SendSilencePacking and checking in on the blog.

Send Silence Packing Gannon

@ETNCrosby: Powerful display of backpacks @GannonU representing number of college students lost to suicide every year. #ErieLive

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Send Silence Packing: Saint Joseph’s University

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On Thursday, Send Silence Packing stopped at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. The day began with a few words from Fr. Kevin Gillespie, president of SJU, and performances by Hawkappella and the City Belles, SJU’s a cappella groups.

Below are images of the display that were shared on Instagram. Keep up with the Spring 2015 tour by following the hashtag #SendSilencePacking and checking in on the blog.

Send Silence Packing Saint Joseph's

@nick.leon: #sendsilencepacking

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Send Silence Packing: Seton Hall University

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Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J., hosted Send Silence Packing Tuesday, opening up a conversation about mental health and suicide prevention on campus. Although rain forced the display indoors, its impact was in no way lessened.

Below are images of the display that were shared on Instagram. Keep up with the Spring 2015 tour by following the hashtag #SendSilencePacking and checking in on the blog.

Send Silence Packing Seton Hall

themochnacz: I had the privilege of taking some time out of my work day to walk through the #SendSilencePacking display @setonhall The backpacks represent those who have lost their lives to suicide. Reading the stories of college aged students who took their own lives was a deeply affecting experience. #ActiveMinds #LaughMore #SuicideAwareness

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Send Silence Packing: University of Maine

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Following a successful start at Fordham University, Send Silence Packing headed to the University of Maine in Orono, Maine on Thursday.

Below are images of the display that were shared on Instagram. Keep up with the Spring 2015 tour by following the hashtag #SendSilencePacking and checking in on the blog.

Send Silence Packing Maine

@fajj1234: 1,100 college students die by suicide each year. If you notice any kind of warning signs, do what you can to help that person. There is always help. #sendsilencepacking #makeanimpact

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