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4 Habits That Unintentionally Damage Your Relationship

Friday, October 20th, 2017
4 Habits That Unintentionally Damage Your Relationship

But even if we don’t realize it, unhealthy habits can damage even our most treasured relationships, especially with significant others.

Think back to when you first met your spouse or your partner: that rush of excitement every time you had the chance to spend time with them, or the feeling that you couldn’t bear to be away from them when life took you on your own journeys through the day. But even if we don’t realize it, unhealthy habits can damage even our most treasured relationships, especially with significant others. (more…)

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…)

The Value of Following a Morning Routine when Living with Mental Illness

Monday, August 21st, 2017
The Value of Following a Morning Routine when Living with Mental Illness

For people with mental illness, just waking up and getting out of bed can sometimes feel like a chore.

For people with mental illness, just waking up and getting out of bed can sometimes feel like a chore. But when you have a set morning routines, making seemingly small and insignificant decisions gets much easier. Good mornings lead to good days! (more…)

3 Things to Remember to Help You Live with Mental Illness

Friday, August 18th, 2017
3 Things to Remember to Help You Live with Mental Illness

You really are not alone. Mental illness affects so many people.

Depression and mental illness are tough to live with, and can often make you feel alone. You really are not alone. There are millions of people in this world. Even if you feel like your world is crashing down, it really will get better. Here are some other things that might help you out. (more…)

Cats as Emotional Support Animals

Friday, August 4th, 2017
Cats as Emotional Support Animals

Cats make great emotional support animals too!

When you hear someone talk about emotional support animals and therapy animals, you usually just assume they’re talking about dogs. This isn’t always true. While emotional support animals are predominantly dogs, it is possible to have a cat as your emotional support animal. (more…)

Tips for Helping Your Child Cope with Your Divorce

Monday, July 24th, 2017
Tips for Helping Your Child Cope with Your Divorce

Divorce is incredibly tough, but the people who are divorcing aren’t the only ones affected.

Divorce is incredibly tough, but the people who are divorcing aren’t the only ones affected. Divorce affects your whole family. Your children will probably be very confused, and it’s up to you to help them figure it all out. (more…)

4 Ways to Support a Grieving Loved One

Friday, July 21st, 2017
4 Ways to Support a Grieving Loved One

Losing someone you care for is extremely hard. It can feel like your whole world has just come crashing down.

Losing someone you care for is extremely hard. It can feel like your whole world has just come crashing down. It is difficult to watch a loved one go through that. So how do you help your loved one who is grieving? (more…)

Anxiety 101: Everything You Wanted To Know

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
anxiety

Anxiety can show up in a variety of ways.

Anxiety has become a common phrase in our society to describe a feeling of extreme nervousness. However, true anxiety can have debilitating symptoms that severely impact the life of any individual. While most people experience a certain level of anxiety occasionally, others experience it on a daily basis. As a result, these people may need the help of a therapist or counselor to help them manage whatever symptoms they experience. (more…)

The Best Treatment Options For Children And Teens With Schizophrenia

Friday, June 16th, 2017
children

There are some great ways to treat children and teens with schizophrenia!

There is a myriad of strategies and techniques used to treat children and adolescents with schizophrenia. In fact, treatment may consist of medications, individual therapy, behavioral intervention or some combination of the three. (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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