Family Service Foundation, Inc

Archive for September, 2015

The Importance of Substance Use Counseling in Baltimore

Friday, September 25th, 2015

substance-use-counselingOver the past few years, Baltimore has seen an increase in substance use throughout both the county and city. While there are continuous debates on why this increase has occurred, there is one topic that should never be debated: the importance of substance use counseling. In 2012 alone, publicly funded treatment programs saw 55,499 enrollments. This showed an increase in enrollment on both a state and city level, which is evidence of a significant problem. Those enrolled in substance use counseling in Baltimore were suffering from using benzodiazepines, marijuana, PCP, and heroin.

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FSF and Click for a Cause

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Click for a CauseFamily Service Foundation, Inc. is fortunate enough to be featured as a contestant in the WTOP Click for a Cause contest! The contest takes place to help local charities in the Washington DC area, whether they are based from the area or host a chapter in the DC metropolitan area. This year, WTOP will be giving away a total of $30,000 to local charities. First place will win $12,000, second place will win $10,000, and third place will win $8,000.

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At Family Service Foundation (FSF), a social services organization in Baltimore, Maryland, we are dedicated to providing advocacy and support to individuals with mental and physical disabilities that have recently left inpatient settings. Integration back into the community can be difficult; for that reason, each member of our team works to provide services specifically tailored to each individual and family that we work with. We believe that all individuals can achieve their highest levels of social, physical, and emotional well-being in the community when they have the proper support. FSF specializes in serving Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and individuals with intellectual disabilities. We also have American Sign Language interpreters on staff at all of our locations for the convenience of our Deaf and hard of hearing clients. For more information about The Family Service Foundation, please visit our website at www.fsfinc.org or give us a call at 301-459-2121.
5301 76th Ave
Landover Hills
MD
20784
USA