Goodness Chick is focused on relaying relevant issues that pertain to parenting teens, strengthening family dynamics as well as addressing mental health issues. Knowledge is power. Whether the struggles faced with depression, prescription pill addiction or the challenges of being a single parent; we all face our own challenges. When we collaborate the journey seems less daunting. Disclaimer: The views, opinions and endorsements expressed in each podcast episode are those of the host and guests, and do not necessarily reflect the official position of Mental Health News Radio Network.
Erin has worked on the front lines of the mental health and addiction field for nearly twenty years. As a high school addictions counselor she has addressed issues with parents, teens and community members that are intended to educate, inspire and empower. From strengthening communication, addressing addiction, mental health, relationships and social media dependence; Erin tackles all the things that we need to be in the know to protect our kids.
She has spoken in front of thousands of teens and parents motivating them to live a full quality of life without relying on artificial (drugs, unhealthy relationships, etc.) highs and crutches.
Erin also inspires teachers, administrators and those in the work place on HOW to recharge, find balance and maintain self -care.
Erin is an expert speaker and presenter on the following topics:
Some feedback on the Goodness Chick:
“Erin makes serious issues relatable as she shares profound lessons in how and when we choose to listen and helping kids take the first step in the right direction.”
– Tim Carroll, School Principal
“I always said it takes a village to raise a child. The Goodness Chick has helped me to understand some of the issues kids are facing and how to properly support them.”
– Amanda Wells, parent and teacher
“Erin has her fingers on the pulse of the issues that so negatively impact today’s students. And along with knowing the culture, she has real solutions.”
– Rick Lawrenson, Pastor of Nags Head Church
“Erin’s presentation was very accessible and informative. Erin inspired our community to think about the opiate epidemic in new ways and to discuss it without shame or judgment.”
– Rabbi Ahuva, Congregation Or Ami
“It is reassuring to know that we are not alone when it comes to raising our children. We do have help. We have each other and we have Erin Lawler Patterson. Parenting is like the playoffs; survive and advance. Erin is one of the greatest coaches in this game of life.” – Melinda Mehigan
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