Understanding Teen Depression: Signs, Causes, and Treatment

Depression is a mental health condition that is marked by apathy, sadness, and a lack of interest in life. It can be insidious in how it affects an individual’s well-being, seeping into and affecting all aspects of life: physical, emotional, social, and psychological. Although it can be easy to dismiss depression as a temporary issue…

Parents Need to Know: Psychedelic Use Decriminalized in Colorado

The passage of Proposition 122, the Natural Medicines Health Act in November 2022 marked a momentous occasion in Colorado. Coloradoans voted, by a tally of 53 to 47%, to both decriminalize psilocybin, DMT, ibogaine, and mescaline and medicalize psilocybin, with the possibility of a medicalization pathway for the others in 2026. Decriminalizing psychedelic use is…

Measurement-based Care is the Future of Mental Healthcare

In the business world, tracking, analyzing, and visualizing data can lead to critical insights such as which products are profitable or during which quarter sales are highest. In the world of healthcare, data is even more important: Accurate data based on precise metrics has the power to dramatically alter health outcomes, determine whether a drug…

6 Ways you can support your teen over the holidays

The holiday season can be a wonderful and magical time. It can also be a source of stress and family conflict for many – between frantically buying presents, attending parties, traveling to see family, and hosting out-of-town guests, the holidays can quickly become overwhelming. Research has found that during the winter holidays, people experience lower…

What is the Teen Mental Health Crisis?

In the two years since the start of the pandemic, America’s mental health has taken a nosedive. Economic struggles, isolation, and fear have rendered most people vulnerable to emotional difficulties and the onset of new or recurring psychiatric illnesses. While this mental health and well-being downturn has affected everyone, vulnerable populations have suffered the most,…

Join the mission of transforming teen mental healthcare

Hello from the herd! We are opening Antelope Recovery up for a community crowdfunding round and would love for you to join us! Equity crowdfunding allows everyday people the opportunity to invest in early-stage companies in exchange for equity, just like investment firms and accredited investors. Allowing smaller individuals and groups to invest like bigger…

Parents: What to do if your teen is struggling with their grades?

Often, when teens struggle with grades, parents tend to either go into full drill sergeant mode and “ground” or yell at their teenager, OR they may get into helicopter parent mode and try doing the teen’s homework. Neither of these options tends to work well for the teen or the parents. Control battles, trying to…

3 tips for supporting a teen who is experiencing a death

If a teen in your life is experiencing a death, here are three things you can do to support them. The teenage years are already inherently challenging for most people. When an unexpected life event happens, the impact can be especially challenging to process at this age. Know that this may be, and is likely…

What is Medication-Assisted Treatment?

Overdose deaths now claim more lives every year than car crashes. Over 100,000 lives were lost to overdoses last year – a 15% increase from the year before. Those overdoses are caused by opioids and the fact that most have not received life-saving recovery medication, which is the recommended standard of care. Research shows that…