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1100 Backpacks Displayed At UC Santa Barbara In Graphic Exhibition About Suicide Among College Students

Posted on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 6:42am

1100 backpacks are spread on the ground at UC Santa Barbara to symbolize the number of college students who commit suicide in the United States annually

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students in America.

That statistic was brought home to students at a South Coast university in a very graphic way, to try to start conversation about the difficult to discuss topic.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story.

Click on link to listen to/download story:  UCSB Suicide Awareness

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