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Archive for September, 2017

How to Cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder

Thursday, September 28th, 2017
How to Cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder

Millions of people deal with seasonal affective disorder each year.

Millions of people deal with seasonal affective disorder each year. As the daylight hours get shorter and it’s dark out most of the time, it can have an adverse effect on your mental health. If you find your mood is slipping as the days grow shorter, here are some things that might help you out. (more…)

Tips for Dealing with Everyday Stress

Friday, September 22nd, 2017
Tips for Dealing with Everyday Stress

Everyone has to deal with stress at some point in their lives.

Everyone has to deal with stress at some point in their lives. Whether it’s your job, school, family, health, or something else, you will need to know how to deal with it constructively in order to get through it without falling apart. (more…)

What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Friday, September 15th, 2017
What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Cognitive behavioral therapy is a short-term form of therapy that usually focuses on one problem at a time.

Cognitive behavioral therapy is a short-term form of therapy that usually focuses on one problem at a time. The goal is to help clients see the how their relationships, thoughts, feelings, behavior patterns, and actions all affect each other. This way, the clients can see how their perceptions about different things affect their reactions to various situations. Cognitive behavioral therapy is not a single treatment technique. It refers to a group of therapies that share certain therapeutic methodology characteristics. Some of these therapies include: rational emotive behavior therapy, cognitive therapy, and dialectical behavior therapy, among others. (more…)

ADHD in Children: How to Know When to Test

Friday, September 8th, 2017
ADHD in Children: How to Know When to Test

Your child has boundless energy, which is actually pretty typical.

Your child has boundless energy, which is actually pretty typical. But what if that boundless energy prevents him or her from following simple directions or finishing easy tasks? You may have a nagging suspicion that it could be something other than typical childhood ants-in-the-pants, such as ADHD. There are a few key factors you should look at before you reach for the meds. (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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