Building projects, friendships and community
April 19, 2023
Wolfeboro’s Makers Mill provides spaces for learners of all ages to tinker, fix, invent, build, design, craft and innovate — together.
Free screenings of Anxious Nation coming to New Hampshire communities
April 14, 2023
New documentary will be screened statewide, accompanied by panel discussions and access to mental health and suicide prevention resources.
New data point to behavioral health challenges among young people
March 28, 2023
Traci Fowler, Foundation director of behavioral health, on New Hampshire’s 2021 Youth Risk Behavior Survey: Data show behavioral health challenges among New Hampshire’s children and adolescents are real, and they are widespread. But importantly, they are also treatable, and oftentimes preventable. Prevention works, treatment is effective and people recover.
Concentric stories: New initiative eases process for telling pandemic story
March 20, 2023
"Our Story NH" project, which aims to provide a historical archive, launches new option for people to share stories quickly.
A warm meal with good friends – and much more
March 16, 2023
For more than 6,000 seniors or adults with disabilities in and around Grafton County, the Grafton County Senior Citizens Council, its eight senior centers and its community partnerships offer transportation, meals, activities, health and financial guidance and companionship.
NH Charitable Foundation commits $500,000 to help bolster New Hampshire’s community mental health centers
February 22, 2023
Funds to support frontline mental health providers serving New Hampshire’s children, youth and families.
Legal Food Hub helps farms and food businesses thrive
February 1, 2023
Conservation Law Foundation’s Legal Food Hub connects farmers, food entrepreneurs, and food-related organizations with pro bono legal services to help start, grow, and operate their businesses.
All teens welcome at Avenue A
January 27, 2023
At Avenue A, young people participate in everything from small group discussions to biking, hiking, cooking and basketball. They listen to and play music, learn woodworking or just unwind in a place where they feel welcomed, appreciated and not judged. They also learn about being part of a community and how to build belonging, while knowing they are in a place created for them by a community that supports them.
SOAR program helps young people thrive
January 18, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic turned the world upside-down for children and teens, leaving families and schools looking for ways to help young people overcome feelings of profound uncertainty, anxiety and isolation. The SOAR program at Back in the Saddle Equine Therapy Center in Hopkinton, was designed specifically to help young people cope with COVID’s fallout.
Reason to hope
January 10, 2023
Traci Fowler, the Charitable Foundation’s director of behavioral health, on the current substance use crisis, why an integrated approach to addressing mental health and substance use makes sense, and promising practices that offer reason for hope.
Truly local foods
January 5, 2023
The Abenaki Seeds Project is producing flint corn for cornmeal, Abenaki rose corn, skunk pole beans, true red cranberry beans and crookneck squash. The food is being shared through the Abenaki Helping Abenaki food pantry.
New services for young people experiencing homelessness
January 4, 2023
Waypoint estimates that as many as 14,000 people between the ages of 12 and 24 experience homelessness in New Hampshire in a year’s time. Waypoint is expanding services for young people experiencing homelessness in New Hampshire, with new resource centers in Rochester and Concord and an expansion to provide emergency overnight shelter in Manchester.