Life with Depression

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. While there are many forms of mental illness, depression affects a significant portion of the population. Below, we have shared an infographic from Mental Health America that highlights aspects of life with depression. Do you have a teen who may be dealing with depression? Equinox can help! Learn more … Read More

The Moment Is Now: The Art of Mindfulness

By Laura Petersen and Eileen Scheibe Talking about mindfulness is one thing, learning how to practice mindfulness can be a new and interesting process for most people.   Our team decided it was time to bring the practice of “mindful meetings” each week into our Tuesday morning team meetings.   We made a small and simple shift … Read More

Marijuana Myths Debunked

Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States.  Furthermore, its use is pervasive among young people.  However, here is some good news: according to the Prevention Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Assessment, rates of marijuana use among high school students in Colorado have slightly dropped from 24.8% to 22% in the past … Read More

Welcome to the EQ Blog!

Welcome to the Equinox Counseling and Wellness Center blog!  Equinox Counseling and Wellness Center (or EQ as people to refer to us as) is a comprehensive outpatient treatment program where you, your child and family, can learn, grow and heal—individually and together.  We offer a truly one-of-a-kind community-based treatment model that is the result of … Read More