Connor’s Climb Foundation Hosts Annual 5K & Family Walk
Connor’s Climb Foundation is once again taking to the streets to help increase mental health and suicide prevention education and awareness by hosting their annual 5K & Family Walk. This race, held on September 26th during National Suicide Prevention Month, is an essential fundraiser for this non-profit to support their mission of providing suicide prevention education to the state of New Hampshire.
Lena Bardakjian | One Day at a Time: Caring for your mental health and others during the pandemic
This year has proved to be one of the most challenging in the lives of many young people. Cancelled plans, isolation, sickness, and death are themes we have all been forced to confront throughout the pandemic. We have found ourselves having to spend a lot of time alone, which can have a detrimental effect on […]
Diana Hercules | Mental Health Awareness
At least one in five youth aged 9–17 years currently has a diagnosable mental health disorder. There are many different kinds of mental health issues that people deal with such as depression, anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive disorders and schizophrenia to name a few. No matter what mental health issue someone is dealing with, it is an everyday battle that can […]
Hannah Halford | Boston University Student
Living in a global pandemic, I find myself especially reflective. Unable to experience the everyday activities, people and places I once enjoyed, my life has been uprooted and lacks grounding. Trying to recalibrate to this “new normal” has been immensely difficult as I’ve been forced to reevaluate many aspects of my personal life. Although this […]
Zachary Tsun | Us, Nash, and Invisible Pain
I’ve had a friend that’s meant a lot to me for the last ten years — I first met him in elementary school after sharing a class together and playing the same video games. Let’s call him “Nash.” Over the years, Nash would come to my house to play video games with me, my brother, and our […]
Connor’s Climb Foundation Participates in First National ‘Mental Health Action Day’
For Immediate Release May 6, 2021 Connor’s Climb Foundation Participates in First National ‘Mental Health Action Day’ to Drive People to Take a First Mental Health Action for Themselves or Others One year into COVID-19 and amidst a mental health crisis, Connor’s Climb Foundation, along with over 600 other organizations, are teaming up to plan […]
Welcome to the Blog!
Welcome to the Blog! Connor’s Climb Foundation (CCF) is more than a nonprofit to me. Named after my brother Connor who died by suicide in 2011, CCF saves lives and keeps other families from going through a loss like my family has experienced. CCF gives students, educators and communities throughout New Hampshire the tools they […]
#StickittoStigma Games Continue Despite Pandemic
The Exeter HS Girls Hockey players wore their #StickittoStigma jerseys for several games this year in an effort to highlight mental health awareness and combat youth suicide. READ MORE
‘Stick it to Stigma’ UNH Hockey Game Set for Nov. 9
SEACOAST ONLINE promotes the third annual “Stick it to Stigma” game which aims to break the stigma surrounding mental health illness.
Mothers Linked by Sons’ Suicides Work to Help Others
WMUR story and video on how Tara Ball and Martha Dickey have used their tragedies as an opportunity to save others from the same pain. READ THE FULL STORY