Content Warning: Discussion of Mental Health and Self-Harm. Reader discretion is advised. If you, or anyone you know, are in need of mental health support or services, links are available at the end of the article.
In late March 2023, Ottawa’s former keeper Dylon Powley and his family faced an unfortunate and unthinkable loss. Tragically, Nicholas Powley, younger brother of Dylon, passed away on March 30th after a prolonged battle with mental illness.
On behalf of all of CCSG, we send our deepest and most heartfelt condolences to Dylon, his parents Angela and Craig, the extended Powley family, and all those who had the pleasure of knowing Nicholas personally or in passing. We are holding you all close to our hearts in this difficult time.
In the wake of his untimely passing, the Powley Family has started a gofundme to help raise money for mental health foundations in Nicholas’ memory. Please, if you are able, donate to the Foundations through the link below. Otherwise, please share it with those around you: https://www.gofundme.com/f/nicholas-powley?utm_campaign=p_lico+share-sheet&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer
As a Supporters group, our first and foremost commitment is to care for one another and the teams we love. If you are in need of any mental health support, please do not hesitate to reach out to any of the following mental health resources:
The Mental Health Crisis Line is bilingual, and answers calls for people ages 16 or older 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Callers can reach the line at 613-722-6914.
Kids Help Phone (1-800-668-6868) provides confidential phone and web counseling for children ages 20 and under, 24/7.
Crisis Text Line is powered by the Kids Help Phone. It’s open to adults who would rather text someone about their crisis. Crisis Text Line provides access to free, 24/7 support and information via the medium people already use and trust: text.
Take care of yourself, take care of each other, and remember, in football, you are never alone,
Capital City Supporters Group