1,100 backpacks on display at Wesleyan University for suicide prevention

Active Minds, Inc. displayed 1,100 backpacks on the lawn at Wesleyan University's Olin Library on Monday. The backpacks represented the 1,100 college students who commit suicide each year. The display urged college students to not be afraid to ask for help if they are depressed.
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