Category: For Supporters

Shine A Light On Mental Health

You have the power to help address the serious and increasing mental health challenges affecting teens today.  Shine a Light is your opportunity to help get depression out of the dark and to recognize, honor, and celebrate the people and events that are important to you. Through the Shine A Light campaign, you can create […]

Join Us in Taking The Positivity Pledge

May is Mental Health Awareness month. It is a time to raise awareness of those living with mental or behavioral health issues and to help reduce the stigma so many experience. The staff at Erika’s Lighthouse is encouraging everyone to take the Positivity Pledge. The Positivity Pledge includes themed weeks focused on nutrition and mindfulness […]

Get Involved: Join Our Young Adult Board

The Erika’s Lighthouse Young Adult Board (YAB)  is composed of post-college members who host activities to raise funds and awareness about teen depression and mental health among their peers.  While Erika’s Lighthouse is based out of Chicago, we invite members from across the country to participate. Our Young Adult Board provides a way to reach […]

Team Resilience: Johnny Figel–Running For A Reason

Team Resilience is comprised of all of the amazing athletes that have come together to support Erika’s Lighthouse in the mission to Get Depression Out of the Dark. Our team ranges from twenty to seventy-year-olds, first-time runners, to marathon experts. What do they all have in common? The desire to make a difference. We are […]

Join Team Resilience – Get Depression Out of the Dark

It’s that time of year again … the time to create your resolutions and set goals for the new year. Here’s a great one – Sign up for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Imagine yourself running around the beautiful city and crossing the finish line among runners from all over the world. Now take […]

Turning Passion Into Action

After being pulled in so many directions at school, the sudden shift to having so much free time can trigger boredom, frustration, and can even challenge a student’s emotional health. A group of friends home from college chose to use this time to not only take care of their own mental and physical health but […]