This website brings together diverse organizations to amplify the conversation around childhood and teen depression and suicide. Collaborating organizations: American School Health AssociationElevance HealthErika’s Lighthouse,  Masco Corporation, and the National PTA.

We are facing a silent epidemic.* Let’s talk about it.

Below, find free and helpful resources to support inclusive school communities around mental health.

School-Based Programs

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CLASSROOM EDUCATION

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Engage in hopeful discussions by using Erika’s Lighthouse: A Beacon of Hope for Adolescent Depression® programs. Professionals can find ready-to-use resources for students in grades 4-12. These programs are aligned with National Health Education Standards.

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FAMILY ENGAGEMENTS

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Families are an integral part of every school community. Use these impactful resources to help better understand and support the mental health of your children and teens.

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TEEN EMPOWERMENT

Make a difference at your school with Erika’s Lighthouse® Teen Empowerment Clubs. Students can play a key role in shifting their school’s culture to be more positive and inclusive around mental health issues.

For best practices, download handout below.

Out-of-School Resources

Out-of-school resources have a unique opportunity to help support the well-being of children and teens, including those experiencing mental health challenges. Create an account and sign in to gain access to our suite of free resources, including staff training, youth empowerment activities, youth education materials, and family engagement workshops.

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Complementary Resources to Support Mental Health

Shine Light on Depression recognizes that school communities are different and may require a combination of strategies to address the mental health challenges of their youth. In support of a tailored, comprehensive, coordinated approach, please explore these and other complementary resources to meet your students’ unique needs.

Collaborating Organizations: