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PNC-hosted panel examines children and mental health

David Shribman, moderator at “PNC Presents Mental Health: Helping Our Kids Find the Light,” leads the panel’s discussion on rising rates of depression in youth populations across the nation.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

PNC and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette presented a panel at Heinz Field Thursday night called Mental Health: Helping Our Kids Find the Light.

“Send Silence Packing” exhibit seeks to raise suicide awareness

 More than 1,000 backpacks were spread across the Cathedral lawn on Friday to bring awareness to the lives of college students lost to suicide.

By Carolyn Brodie, For The Pitt News

September 15, 2019

More than 1,000 backpacks were spread across the Cathedral lawn on Friday to bring awareness to the lives of college students lost to suicide.

Friday lawn exhibit will ‘Send Silence Packing’

“Send Silence Packing” events are held across the country to raise mental health awareness.

By Carolyn Brodie, For The Pitt News

September 9, 2019

More than 1,000 backpacks will line the Cathedral of Learning’s lawn this Friday to represent real college students who have lost their lives to suicide.

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