Every year, the lives of 1,100 college students are claimed by suicide. In collaboration with the nonprofit organization Active Minds, the University of Notre Dame's National Alliance on Mental Illness Club will be displaying a suicide awareness exhibit on South Quad from 9 am - 4 pm on September 23. The display consists of 1,100 backpacks, representing each of the college students who die by suicide each year. On each backpack, passersby can see pictures and read about each of the students who have died. The McDonald Center for Student Well-Being is a co-sponsor for this event.
For more information- see NAMI-ND