Wednesday, August 19, 2015

The 4th annual Ryan Harrington Foundation Corn Toss Tournament September 12, 2015!

Monday, June 1, 2015

Somerville Family Aims To Turn Heartache into “Hope and Awareness” For Others.

The Somerville News Weekly Posted this article geared towards The Ryan Harrington Foundation's efforts to promote "Hope and Awareness" surrounding the stigma of addiction.  "When we lost Ryan we were broken, we still are, but life keeps moving and so we must too, in a positive way for ourselves and for Ryan too," said Ryan's father Dave Harrington.

Somerville Family turns heartache into "Hope and Awareness" for others.

Clingan, Jesse, "Somerville Family Aims To Turn Heartache into “Hope and Awareness” For Others," The Somerville News, Monday, June 1, 2015 <>

"The Only Person He Didn't Care About Was Himself" posted an eye opening article reflecting upon the Harrington family's struggles and efforts surrounding Ryan's addiction. This article is unfortunately representative of the fight experienced by so many individuals and families due to this disease.  


"The Only Person He Didn't Care About Was Himself"


Morrison, Sarah, "The Only Person He Didn't Care About Was Himself", Monday, June 1, 2015 <>


Friday, May 1, 2015

The Ryan Harrington Foundation is hosting a "Night of Hope and Awareness" on June 3rd at Somerville High School. The event plans to host a group of great speakers with featured guest Chris Herren. This event is open to the public and encourages your attendance.


A Night of Hope and Awareness

Sponsored By:

The Ryan Harrington Foundation


The following link shares "Chris reading a letter that he wrote to his younger self and the result was a moving and powerful piece of self reflection and resolve." Herren, Chris, "CBS This Morning: A Note To Self" CBS This Morning, Friday December 20, 2013 <>.



There is help and hope out there for all who want it.


Wednesday, June 27, 2012


In Loving Memory of Ryan Z. Harrington
August 29, 1984 - May 4, 2011

An Irish Blessing
May the road rise to meet you,
May the wind be
Always at your back.
May the sun shine warm
upon your face,
The rain fall
soft upon your fields,
And until we meet again,
may God hold you in the
palm of His hand.