February 27, 2024
Our LGBTQ families, friends, neighbors and allies deserve to live in a New Hampshire community where they are safe, where they are respected, where they belong. As the legislature and governor have correctly recognized in the past — and as they should again — that kind of New Hampshire community is better for us all.
February 14, 2024
Since 1993, the nonprofit Vital Communities has been bringing people together across sectors to tackle among the most complex challenges facing the region.
February 8, 2024
Program at the Boys and Girls Club of the Souhegan Valley helps young people whose lives have been affected by a family member's substance use disorder.
February 1, 2024
Dartmouth Health and New Hampshire Legal Assistance have teamed up to support family health by identifying health disparities and addressing legal needs to improve health outcomes.
January 30, 2024
Nashua public health department offering podcast in multiple languages to help reduce stigma associated with talking about mental health, and to connect people with the resources they need.
January 19, 2024
The Greater Rochester Community Health Foundation made recent grants to 20 nonprofits working to improve the health and well-being of people in Strafford County.
December 13, 2023
An integrated response to mental health and substance use disorders is key to promoting health and well-being — and to saving lives. As the science in the field has evolved, so has our work.
November 9, 2023
Mental health challenges are affecting many young people. The Magnify Voices Expressive Art Contest gives youth the opportunity to use visual arts, writing and video to address those challenges through artistic expression.
October 27, 2023
A mass shooting in Maine has left 18 dead and 13 wounded. The Maine Community Foundation has created the Lewiston-Auburn Area Response Fund to address current and emerging needs associated with this tragedy. One hundred percent of donations go to affected people and communities.
October 26, 2023
CASA volunteers bring stability and consistency to children who need it most. Judges refer a child to CASA when the state opens a child protection case. A volunteer CASA advocate is a child’s representative through court proceedings, developing a trusting relationship and offering extensive information to help judges decide what is best for the child.
October 10, 2023
Our greatest challenge continues to be reducing the stigma about people experiencing homelessness. People become homeless for many reasons such as a lack of affordable housing, mental illness, substance abuse disorders, catastrophic illness, natural disasters, unemployment, or working low-wage jobs. They are individuals of all ages, colors, and abilities. They are all human beings, worthy of respect, dignity, and compassion.