Mental health program for kids comes to Manchester

Malachi Warren has struggled with health and behavioral issues for years. The 13-year-old is looking for a comeback.

His mother, Janetia Gern, who is raising him on Manchester’s West Side, thinks she has found the answer: a free mentorship program founded by a Black business owner who faced some of the same struggles. Gern said Malachi’s behavior has improved since he began The Comeback Kids Mentorship Program two weeks ago.

“He is thinking now,” Gern said. “Before he was more impulsive.”

Cordan James Haveron said he founded The Comeback Kids in February to help improve the socio-emotional wellbeing of kids in New Hampshire.

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