Category: Help Someone

FALL into Good Mental Health

Fall. The leaves start changing. The temperature drops. Sunrise and sunset times shift. Routines change— some with the start of the new school year and others with work, new projects, and new friends. This could be a time that we are confronted with situations that feel overwhelming and it can also be a time to […]

Weighty Matters on My Mind – Can Weight Lifting & Exercise help Depression?

Weighty Matters on My Mind – Can Weight Lifting & Exercise help Depression? How many of you have told yourselves that you want to lose 20 lb. by an event that you have in 3 days? Why stop there? Why not lose 10 lb. today? I’ve had so many goals around weight loss – lose […]

9 Serious Concerns about Depression Screening for Youth

Why we owe it to our youth to take a critical look at the new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics You might expect that when the American Academy of Pediatrics announced their recommendations for universal depression screening for youth, everyone who works in the mental health field rejoiced. I have to admit, when […]

Field of Dreams Fundraiser

It’s that time of year again. It’s the Erika’s Lighthouse spring fundraiser! This year’s theme is “Field of Dreams,” as we will be paying homage to America’s favorite pastime, with nods to nostalgic baseball decor, refreshments, auction items and more! The event will be held Saturday, May 13th, at Sunset Ridge Country Club in Chicagoland’s North […]