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Worrying that you or someone you love has depression can be overwhelming. You are not alone. Hope and help is possible and it all starts with a little education. Welcome to our Teen Toolbox.
Erika’s Lighthouse does not provide crisis or counseling services. If you are in crisis, please call 911. You can also call 1-800-273-TALK (8255), or text LISTEN to 741741 to chat with a Crisis Counselor.
This page is all about how to “treat” depression. What treatment is shown to be effective, what to expect in treatment, what kinds of professionals you may encounter and a crash course on medication.
The “help” page is designed for people who are worried someone they care about may have depression. This section includes information on how to help someone access help and how to provide ongoing support and encouragement to those you love with this illness.