Tag: adolescent

Mental Health Literacy in Schools

Erika’s Lighthouse is a beacon of hope for schools seeking to create inclusive and supportive environments where mental health matters. Mental health literacy is defined as an understanding of common mental health disorders, how to maintain positive mental health, increase help-seeking, and reduce stigma. When schools prioritize and adopt programs that teach mental health literacy, […]

Empowerment Clubs

What programs or resources are included in Erika’s Lighthouse Empowerment Clubs? We offer opportunities for students to take on leadership roles in their schools through Official Empowerment Clubs, Affiliate Clubs and turn-key campaigns called Awareness into Action Activities. Empowerment Clubs are good mental health clubs that normalize conversations by reducing stigma and encouraging help-seeking, all […]

The Impact – End of Year Giving

In February 2023, the CDC reported that an alarming 22% of young people said they had seriously considered suicide and stated, “The data make[s] it clear that young people in the US are collectively experiencing a level of distress that calls on all of us to act.” As we approach the end of the year, […]