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Archive for February, 2018

Tips for Lifting a Negative Mood

Friday, February 23rd, 2018
Tips for Lifting a Negative Mood

If you find yourself feeling a bit down, follow these tips to help turn it around!

Everyone has good days and bad days. Negative emotions are just as common as positive ones. Changing circumstances, lack of sleep, sickness, working too much, and other stressors can easily put someone in a funk. If you find yourself feeling a bit down, follow these tips to help turn it around! (more…)

Common Misconceptions About Borderline Personality Disorder

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
Common Misconceptions About Borderline Personality Disorder

Even among mental health professionals, there is not nearly enough known about BPD and this leads to so many false diagnoses and misconceptions about the disorder.

Although borderline personality disorder (BPD) is often seen as a myth, that is not the case. This disorder often presents with symptoms that lead mental health professionals to diagnose clients incorrectly.  Even among mental health professionals, there is not nearly enough known about BPD and this leads to so many false diagnoses and misconceptions about the disorder. Here are some of the more common misconceptions about borderline personality disorder. (more…)

3 Ways a Dog Can Help with Depression

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018
3 Ways a Dog Can Help with Depression

It is estimated that around 40 million adults in the U.S. are living with depression.

It is estimated that around 40 million adults in the U.S. are living with depression.  When you’re living with depression, simply getting out of bed in the morning can feel like a monumental task. Luckily, there are many little things that you can do to be proactive and help yourself feel better, such as eating healthy, sticking to a routine, and getting some exercise. Did you know that having a dog can really help your emotional state as well? (more…)

4 Things that Can Help Boost Your Self-Esteem

Friday, February 2nd, 2018
4 Things that Can Help You be More Confident

Better self-esteem can really change your life.

It seems like people are always comparing themselves to others, and it tends to damage their self-esteem. Better self-esteem can really change your life. Being confident in yourself and your own abilities can help you through many situations. Here are just a couple things you can do to give yourself a little boost. (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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