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Archive for February, 2016

Part 2: The Moods of Bipolar Disorder

Monday, February 29th, 2016
Moods of bipolar disorder

People suffering from bipolar disorder can experience a wide array of moods.

Bipolar disorder is a lifelong condition that is full of unpredictable ups and downs. Now that we know what bipolar disorder is and how it can be helped, it is important to discuss the moods that sufferers can have. Let’s talk about the signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder. (more…)

Part 1: What is Bipolar Disorder?

Friday, February 19th, 2016
Bipolar disorder

Does anyone really know what bipolar is or how it can affect you or your family? Let’s take a moment to discuss this disorder and some treatment options available to you.

We all have ups and downs but when you suffer from bipolar disorder, it can make these moods go to the extreme. The symptoms of bipolar disorder can harm every aspect of your life from your job to your relationships to your daily life. Although this disorder can be treated, many people miss the warning signs and don’t get the help they truly need. So what exactly is this disorder and how can it be helped? Read on to found out! (more…)

What are Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders?

Friday, February 12th, 2016
FASDs

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders have been in the new lately, but do you really know what they are?

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) are a group of conditions that can occur in people whose mothers drank alcohol during the pregnancy. The symptoms of this disorder can include physical problems as well as behavioral and learning problems. But what are the signs and symptoms of these disorders? (more…)

Dealing with ADHD as an Adult

Monday, February 8th, 2016
Dealing with ADHD as an adult

ADHD can affect people of all ages. But how do you deal with this disorder as an adult?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is most commonly thought of as a childhood disability. But that does not mean it can’t affect people well into adulthood. Everything from paying the bills on time to keeping up with work and family demands can be very hard to deal with when you suffer from this disorder. But that doesn’t mean these challenges are impossible to deal with. Check out our tips for adapting to a life with ADHD. (more…)

Teen Substance Abuse Counseling

Sunday, February 7th, 2016
Teen substance abuse

Teen substance abuse can take a lot of forms. Do you know what to look for?

Substance abuse is classified as the use and abuse of substances such as cigarettes, alcohol, and illegal drugs. This abuse may begin in childhood, during the teen years, or in adulthood but is extremely popular in pre-teens and teens age 12 and up. Teenagers are full of rebellion and a need to fit in with their peers. This peer pressure means they are more likely to use and abuse these substances. So what do you do when you think your teenage has a substance abuse problem? There are some symptoms of substance abuse every parent should be aware of. (more…)

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.
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