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Archive for November, 2018

How To Encourage A Loved One To Seek Therapy

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
therapy

Use these tips to encourage your loved one to seek therapy.

When someone you care about is struggling with their mental health, it can be difficult for them and you as well. You want the best for them but if you are not a mental health professional, you are limited in how you can help. Because of this, you may want to encourage your loved one to seek therapy. This could be difficult though because it is a sensitive subject and bringing this thought up the wrong way could bring negative consequences. Here are some ways you can tactfully recommend therapy to a loved one.

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Maintaining Your Mental Health During The Holiday Season

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
Holiday

Maintain your mental health this holiday season with these tips.

For a lot of people, the holiday season is the time of year where they can reconnect with family and eat some good food. However, this is not the case for everyone. There’s a lot of stress that comes with the holiday season, with things like coordinating travel schedules or preparing food taking up a lot of our attention.  Whether it’s due to mental health problems, stress, or family issues, the holiday season can be tough. Because of this, it’s important for people to be equipped to deal with this time of year. Here are some tips you can use to maintain your mental health during the holiday season.

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5 Ways To Combat Mental Health Stigma

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
Support

Being there for your friends who have a mental illness can help fight the stigma around it.

Mental health is very important, but the stigma of mental illness can lead to people not seeking the help they need. Many people are unaware of the truth behind mental illness, which leads to them having negative opinions about those who live with it. Combating mental health stigma is important and with these methods, you can make an effort to help end it.

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Self-Help Tips For People Living With Mental Illness

Friday, November 2nd, 2018
mental health

These self-help tips can help you cope with the challenges of mental illness.

Living with mental illness can provide you with challenges that present themselves throughout your life. Seeking professional help is a good way to deal with mental illness, but during the times when you are not in sessions, you still need some tips to deal with any issues that may arise. Professional help is just one aspect of the care that you will need. These self-help tips will give you the tools to stay grounded during trying times and help you cope.

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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.
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