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.
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 […]
#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
Painful Days Lead to a Moment to Celebrate for Families Affected by Suicide
After years of pressure from lawmakers, mental health organizations and families who have lost loved ones, schools in New Hampshire are now required to provide suicide prevention training to staff and create policies for responding to student suicides. “I know I speak for many people in saying it’s been a long time and at times a […]
Resources to Support Mental Health and Coping with the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The SUICIDE PREVENTION RESOURCE CENTER has compiled a list of websites and information sheets related to dealing with your mental health during the COVID-19 crisis for the general public, parents and caregivers, mental health professionals, community leaders, and tribal populations.
New England High Schoolers Hit the Ice to #StickItToStigma
Less than two weeks ago, a pair of New England high school hockey teams played a game with playoff implications. However, something greater was on the minds of the players that night at the Dover Ice Arena in Dover, N.H., as the two teams skated in support of Stick it to Stigma, a campaign started […]
‘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.
Law Requiring N.H. Schools To Implement Suicide Prevention Policy Lacks State Funding
While the new law is a great first step, schools will still incur costs in order to adhere since there is no budget behind it.
The Role of Schools In Suicide Prevention
NHPR’s The Exchange speaks with Candice Porter and other experts on the passage of SB282 – now a law requiring schools to provide annual suicide prevention education to students and staff.
Connor’s Climb Fighting to Save Lives
SEACOAST ONLINE talks about how Connor’s Climb started with a 5K but has gone on to do extensive work in suicide prevention throughout NH since its inception in 2013. READ THE FULL STORY