#WhyCLF | The People Behind the Cause
See powerful images of the people who have lost loved ones to the effects of head trauma.
Losing Jared: A mother's mission in the wake of tragedy
A NJ mother shares the story of her son's suicide five weeks after a concussion.
Born on Super Bowl Sunday
Former high school and college football player Darren Leins shares his struggle with possible CTE symptoms.
Coping with Probable CTE: Steve Miller's Story
Denise Miller shares her husband's journey from pastor to probable CTE patient.
"You can't tough out a concussion."
Former NHL veteran Jamie Huscroft Brings Team Up Speak Up to his community
Embracing Epilepsy With An Epic Mindset
Former football player Adrian Arrington shares his outlook on life with severe epilepsy.
Coping with Tragedy and Finding Our Mission
This is the story of our youngest of three boys, Nate, who we tragically lost in 2016 at age 23.
Teammate of the Year: Lynn Kleyer
Teammates know each other best. Speak Up if you think a teammate has a concussion.
Losing my son: PCS, CTE, and Drug Addiction
Nancy Riding shares her son David's battle to cope with brain injury and physical pain from years of football.
Battling PCS: Erin's Story
"PCS affects all aspects of your life and your entire family. Few people fully understand this injury, because it’s invisible."
Athletes: We Should Support Concussion Research
Why former Ireland National Rugby Team player Roger Wilson pledged his brain.
Esther Lovett's Post-Concussion Syndrome Blog
Read all of Esther Lovett's content on her experience with PCS.
Hockey, Hits, and Hope
A concussion took hockey away from Dillon Abend. Now he wants to share his message of hope to people fighting PCS.
How my brain pledge will help other Veterans
The Honorable Matthew S. Collier on how Project Enlist will accelerate brain research on military Veterans.
Football In America
Even in 1982, football greats were discouraging tackle football for children under age 14.
Racing Toward Concussion Safety
A serious fall inspired jockey Jenn Miller to pledge her brain for research and to advocate for concussion safety.
Teammate of the Year: Sydney DeMasi
Sydney saw one of her teammates wasn't quite right, so she chose to Speak Up for her friend.
Carlijn Schoutens' Olympic Comeback
Olympic speed skating bronze medalist Carlijn Schoutens opens up about her concussion experience.
Find out how 12-year-old Meredith Casey is fighting for concussion awareness.
Hockey Was My Identity
Audrey Warner shares how difficult it was to retire from the sport that defined her.
Onstage: My Silver Lining
The difficulties of living with PCS led Stephanie Everett to write and star in her own one-person play.
My head hurts
Concussions cut Benjamin "BJ" Catalon's football career short. Now he's sharing his story through poetry.
My Concussion Story: Enough Is Enough
Brent Sullivan is running a half-marathon to help him fight through PCS and raise awareness about concussions.
Concussions changed the trajectory of my life
My name is Claire Lapat. I’m 18, and I’ve had 17 concussions.
Leading by example, Angela Ruggiero pledges her brain
Hockey Hall of Famer and four-time U.S. Olympian Angela Ruggiero discusses her brain pledge to CLF.
Sylvia Mackey on New York’s John Mackey Act
An NFL Wife's Perspective On a Bill to Ban Youth Tackle Football Under Age 12.
Olympic Bobsledder Raises Concussion Awareness
Find out why 2-time Olympic medalist Elana Meyers Taylor is speaking up for concussion awareness.
Football Changed My Life
“I love football, but we are not prepared enough to handle the risks that come with playing the game.”
Resilience Award: Two Teens Fight Post-Concussion Syndrome
Watch their their inspiring battle through PCS and into concussion advocacy.
My Battle with Post-Concussion Syndrome
Hits in hockey have led Michael Corneau to a Post-Concussion Syndrome challenge that he is determined to overcome.
Teammate of the Year: Mack Gentry
To be a good teammate, you need to Speak Up. No game is worth risking a brain.
Former Pro Surfer Mercedes Maidana's new mission
PCS took her big wave surfing career. Now Mercedes is sharing her story so other athletes know they're not alone.
This Wasn't the Plan
Simran Kohli's road to recovery from Post-Concussion Syndrome taught her difficult life lessons at an early age.
Ambassador Spotlight: Kaila Parker
How does it feel to make a difference? Kaila Parker shares her story as a Foundation volunteer.
My Legacy: Karly Mulligan
Karly Mulligan has a message for anyone thinking about playing through a brain injury: No game is ever worth saying goodbye.
Recovering from Post-Concussion Syndrome
After a forgotten head injury brought back Lily's concussion symptoms, she began the long road to recovery.
My Legacy: Cyclist Kathryn Bertine Pledges Brain
One crash changed professional cyclist Kathryn Bertine's life. Now she's on the road to recovery.
Our Legacy: Providence College Rugby's Pledge
With the next generation of athletes in mind, they are the first full team to pledge their brains.
My Legacy: Molly Tissenbaum Pledges Brain
Multiple concussions changed this college hockey player's perspective. Now she's pledging her brain.
My Legacy: AJ Griswold Pledges Brain
Hockey star AJ Griswold has pledged her brain as part of My Legacy.
My Legacy: Jennifer and Steve Murra, a rugby story
Steve Murra was a bigger-than-life dad and coach taken too soon by CTE. This is his story.
My Legacy with My Dad, Dave Behrman
Kim Clark remembers her loving father Dave, and his battle with CTE.
A High Schooler Speaks Up Against Concussions
Read about Scott's journey from football player to award-winning concussion advocate.
My Legacy: Football, CTE and Unintended Impact
Author Jim Proebstle watched CTE develop in his brother. Read his story.
My Legacy: The Story of Tom McHale
Tom McHale's legacy spans far beyond the game of football.
My Legacy: In Memory of Owen Thomas
Owen Thomas was a brother, a friend, a student, a son. This is his story.
My Legacy: Nancy Hogshead-Makar Pledges Brain
Olympic gold medalist Nancy Hogshead-Makar has pledged her brain to #MyLegacy.
My Legacy: Brandi Chastain Pledges Brain
Soccer icon Brandi Chastain has pledged her brain to the Concussion Legacy Foundation.
My Legacy: Matthew Fier
Matthew Fier played competitive football for nearly a decade. He's taking action for the next generation by pledging his brain.
My Legacy: John & Sylvia Mackey
Read about the incredible legacy Hall of Famer John Mackey left, and how Sylvia Mackey would like to continue it.
My Search For Peace of Mind
College athlete Caitlin Ward's recovery from a severe concussion took her to a remote yurt village. What would she find?
A High Schooler Lessens the Impact of Concussions
Brooke Mills is changing the culture at her high school by leading concussion education among peers.
My Legacy: Graham Thomas
After a tragic loss, Graham Thomas has made concussion education his mission.
My Legacy: Eric Winston
Cincinnati Bengals player and NFLPA President Eric Winston is pledging his brain to the Concussion Legacy Foundation as part of the My Legacy campaign.
My Legacy: Gary Fencik
A 1985 Super Bowl Champion with the Bears, Gary Fencik is pledging his brain to research. Read about the legacy he's leaving.
Finding bravery: a day by day journey
Post-concussion syndrome had Ally Crich feeling despair. She's now excelling in her recovery and inspiring others who have felt the same way.
My Last Concussion in Hockey
A blindsided hit two years ago changed Paige Decker's life.
A Mom on Return To Learn
Learning from experience: the concussion recovery process.
Recovery, Persistence, and Baseball
Chuck Booth's long road of concussion recovery and baseball utopia.
Brandi Chastain on Safer Soccer
What's the legacy that soccer icon Brandi Chastain wants to leave? Making soccer safer for kids.
Gracie Hussey suffered her first concussion in soccer at age 7 and has now retired from the game. Watch Gracie's story.
Cindy Parlow Cone
World Cup Champion Cindy Parlow Cone supports the Safer Soccer campaign to delay headers until high school. Hear her story.
Adam Koeppel was a hockey lover and avid player until concussions ended his career at age 17. Now he's spreading awareness.
Daniel's Dash Memorial Run
An incredible family and event: the 2015 Daniel's Dash 5k for Concussion Awareness.