Category: Classroom Programs

CDC Report on Youth Mental Health: The Erika’s Lighthouse Perspective

  In April, the CDC published a report on youth mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. The statistics are grim. But the survey also offers hope. Teens who feel connected at school report much lower rates of poor mental health. And schools can play an important role in supporting students’ mental health. Erika’s Lighthouse is […]

Erika’s Lighthouse is Helping Communities Address the Surgeon General’s Advisory

Youth mental health challenges have been on the rise over the past several years, however the ongoing pandemic has added a renewed sense of urgency. Adolescents were already feeling isolated prior to the pandemic and this only increased beginning in March 2020. We know that the number of ER visits for young people experiencing suicidal […]

Expand, Empower, Engage

Introducing realigned classroom education and a new level of programming… In early 2020, Erika’s Lighthouse published our new strategic plan: Vision 2025: Expand, Empower, Engage. We are thrilled to demonstrate how we are fulfilling our ambitious vision – starting with our classroom education programs. Realigned Efforts The Erika’s Lighthouse team first focused on improving accessibility, […]

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