Becoming more social and developing self-confidence has taken time for me. Back when I was in middle and high school, I was shy, quiet and reserved. Joining a sports team and a social awareness club in high school was out of my comfort zone but ultimately helped me to interact with other students I might […]
Category: For Teens
September often marks a big transition–the end of summer, the start of a new school year and shorter daylight hours. While some people look forward to all things pumpkin spiced and sweatshirt weather returning, others approach this change with genuine concern. Unfortunately, this year, coupled with the continued social distancing, we anticipate it being difficult […]
March 13, 2020, me and my friends pack up to leave school, excited about the extended spring break. True, all of our plans to travel had been canceled due to this new virus that had just started spreading across the country. Did I ever think that when I walked out the door that day I […]
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.
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 […]
Depression is not a bad word, nor is it a diagnosis to be ashamed of a diagnosis. Chances are, every day you encounter a person with a mental health disorder. In fact, depression is the most common mental health disorder in teens. Did you know that: Each year, 1 in 8 teens experience depression Suicide […]