Erika's Lighthouse: A Beacon of Hope for Adolescent Depression
Rating: 4.95 stars 21 reviews
Issues: Mental Health
Location: 897 1/2 A Green Bay Rd Virginia Neuckranz Winnetka IL 60093 USA
Target demographics: Students, Parents, Educators, and Mental Health Professionals
Programs: Erika’s Lighthouse is a community-based program dedicated to educating, advocating, and eliminating the stigma associated with childhood and adolescent depression. We do this through programs targeted to students, parents, educators and mental health professionals. Some of the programs include the Red Flags Program, a Parent Handbook, and a Study Guide all available for free on our website.
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I am proud to have been associated with Erika's Lighthouse since its inception in 2004. This unique grassroots organization has contributed GREATLY to the field of mental health education, particulary raising awareness of childhood and adolesent depression. I cannot recommend highly enough their Parent Handbook whch can be downloaded from their website www.erikaslighthouse.org.
Sharon Weingarten, MSW
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...try to replicate the work of Erika's Lighthouse in other cities and school districts thoughout the country.
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