Category: For Supporters

Share Your Story

Do you want to share your story and empower others? Erika’s Lighthouse is on a mission to provide free mental health education to any school, anywhere. Erika’s Lighthouse classroom videos use real students, not actors, who talk about their life, their depression, how it started, what has helped them, who has helped them, and how […]

Staff Wellbeing: From Stressed to Success

Mental health is an important part of overall health and well-being and there is no better time to recognize this than in May when we celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month. However, many people still face stigma and discrimination when it comes to mental health issues. This can make it difficult for people to get the […]

Erika’s Lighthouse Celebrates 20 Years of Providing Depression Education and Suicide Prevention Programming to Schools Nationwide

Since the organization was founded in 2004, it has touched the lives of more than 2.6 million students. Erika’s Lighthouse, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating and raising awareness about adolescent depression, encouraging good mental health and addressing, and ultimately, eliminating the stigma surrounding mental health issues, announced today that it is celebrating its 20th […]

Self-Care for Students

Self-care is important for everyone, but it’s especially important for children and teens. During these years, kids are developing their sense of self and learning how to cope with stress as well as take care of their mental health. Self-care can help them build resilience and healthily manage their emotions. There are many different ways […]

Shred Your Stress: Promote Self Care for Students

The Erika’s Lighthouse “Shred Your Stress” resource is a great way for students to learn about and practice self-care. This Awareness into Action Activity includes exercises that can help students manage stress, improve their mood, and boost their overall well-being. “Shred Your Stress” is meant to reduce stress by focusing on an activity, visualize overcoming […]