Category: Press

Art Auction Benefits Winnetka Youth Mental Health Nonprofit

WINNETKA, IL — A Glencoe-based artist is using her work to support a local nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness about teen mental health and depression. Angelina Vivant has collaborated with Winnetka-based Erika’s Lighthouse to auction off an oil painting that she customized for the organization to capture themes of hope and replenishment, the nonprofit […]

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 […]

Erika’s Lighthouse urges teens to take Positivity Pledge

 WINNETKA, Ill. (WLS) — Erika’s Lighthouse is asking teens to take the Positivity Pledge in honor of National Mental Health Awareness Month. The Positivity Pledge Calendar includes themed weeks and daily challenges. The Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois are bringing the pledge to all members. Scouts are even earning a special patch for doing activities during the month. Erika’s Lighthouse […]

How to support CPS students worried about going back to school

Chicago Public Schools is reopening classrooms for kindergarten through fifth grade Monday. Giving students a sense of transparency and protection is essential to smoothing this transition, mental health experts say. Some Chicago Public Schools students are counting down the hours until Monday’s in-person reopening after nearly 12 months of remote learning. For others, returning to […]