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The national traveling suicide prevention exhibit "Send Silence Packing" made its last stop in Frank

The national traveling suicide prevention exhibit "Send Silence Packing" made its last stop in Frankfort

Posted: May. 14, 2019 5:55 PM
Updated: May. 14, 2019 5:55 PM

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3 a national traveling suicide prevention exhibit has made a stop in frankfort today.the "send silence packing" showcase was created to help end the silence surrounding mental health.more than 1- thousand backpacks were laid across the frankfort county fairgrounds.each with a story written by families affected by suicide.two frankfort families donated their stories to this exhibit.healthy communities of clinton county coalition sponsors the event. the director of operations says this exhibit is timely because it hits so close to home. 3<it's important, especially for our youth. we've lost five young people in our community just over the last three years to suicide and so it is okay to not be okay, it is okay to reach out and we especially want to reach that message to our young people.> 15-hundred high-schoolers from rossville, clinton central and the crossing took a trip to the exhibit.on news 18 at six we'll hear students reactions.
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