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.
Category: Teen Empowerment Clubs
It feels like just yesterday we were ringing in 2020 and looking forward to a bright new year and new opportunities. But it simultaneously feels like forever since schools went to remote learning and the world stopped for COVID-19. What a difference just a few months can make in our lives. Erika’s Lighthouse was just […]
White Paper: Model School District Policy on Suicide Prevention: Implementing Effective Prevention Strategies
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. […]
In a bright, cheery classroom students are buzzing as they prepare for the beginning of class. Many of the teens might be happily chatting, texting, or goofing around – however, at least a few are trying their best to pretend to be happy, while others are outright withdrawn because they are secretly battling depression. These […]
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 […]
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 […]