Category: For Teens

6 Ways to Reduce Anxiety

It is normal to get nervous or worried every once in a while about an important or intimidating event, like taking the ACT or public speaking.  But, if you have this feeling all or most of the time, what you may be experiencing is anxiety.  It is one of the most common disorders that youth […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Positivity Pledge: A School-Wide Campaign to Improve Mental Health

Erika’s Lighthouse is a non-profit organization that provides mental health education and resources to schools and communities. The Positivity Pledge campaign is a call to action to improve and empower teens to take charge of their mental health. The Positivity Pledge campaign is based on the belief that everyone has the power to make a […]