Download the PDF > Abstract The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC, pronounced “wisk”) Model is an ideal framework for school communities to assess, plan and implement healthy school policies in a coordinated fashion. Erika’s Lighthouse supports this model in its attempt to create cultural change within schools to boost the physical and mental […]
Download the report Erika’s Lighthouse is so proud of the amazing work accomplished this past school year. Educating over 218,000 students is just the beginning and we look forward to having you join us on our journey.
Download the White Paper Abstract Model School District Policy on Suicide Prevention: Model Language, Commentary, and Resources is the recognized policy for effective district-level engagement for suicide prevention in schools around the country. Developed by thought leaders in education and suicide prevention, it is the policy Erika’s Lighthouse has supported and shared since its creation. […]
As we close out 2019 and look ahead to 2020 and beyond, Erika’s Lighthouse is excited about new possibilities and reaching new populations. Over the past few years, Erika’s Lighthouse has successfully implemented classroom-based programming in diverse school districts around the country. Our middle and high school programs are being offered in schools ranging from […]
With the beginning of the school year right around the corner, we know many parents of children with depression have questions on how to talk to their child’s school about their illness. We’ve taken a chapter out of our Parent Handbook on Childhood and Adolescent Depression to highlight how to go about ensuring your teen is […]
Welcome to our blog. Erika’s Lighthouse is a grassroots, educational organization dedicated to raising awareness of depression and mental health for teens and adolescents. It is estimated that anywhere from 15-20% of young people under the age of 20 will suffer at least one depressive episode. Often, even closest friends and family won’t understand the depth […]