Category: For Educators

How Schools Can Promote Healthy Coping Mechanisms for Teenage Depression

Educators are often the first to notice mental health issues in children. That’s why throughout the month of October, we observe National Depression Education & Awareness Month, which aims to recognize signs, symptoms and treatments of depression. Depression among youth and teens continues to climb. According to Mental Health America, nearly 14% of youth (ages […]

Erika’s Lighthouse: A Shining Light for Childhood-Teen Depression

Erika’s Lighthouse: A Shining Light For Childhood-Teen Depression Kiwanis International, Local Nonprofit Establish Partnership By Denise Fleischer | on September 01, 2021 You can view the article HERE Kiwanis International recently announced a new partnership with Erika’s Lighthouse that will empower students participating in Kiwanis youth programs by providing them with the tools they need to deal with mental […]

Join Us On Our Journey

Erika’s Lighthouse is proud to announce a change to our programs for the 2021-22 School Year. Our Program Realignment initiative will create more integration between our programs to maximize efficiency and effectiveness that supports real cultural change in schools. We are shifting our programming to be more aligned, more integrated and more comprehensive. We are […]

Five Reasons To Start A Teen Empowerment Club

An Erika’s Lighthouse Teen Empowerment Club is a school club that empowers and educates to eliminate stigma. In a Teen Empowerment Club, students are given a chance to make a difference in their school and normalize mental illness, promote good mental health and build a culture of inclusiveness throughout the year. The top five reasons […]