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3 Tips For Avoiding The Back-To-School Blues

Thursday, September 6th, 2018
mental health

You don’t have to be a student to experience the back-to-school blues. Here are a few useful mental health tips that will help you keep your head up high as the fall begins.

Labor Day has passed, and students all over Maryland are officially back in school. Even if you’re not a student, this time of year represents a big change. The kids are back in school, the summer is over, the days are getting shorter, and the weather is becoming colder. You don’t have to be a student to experience the back-to-school blues. Here are a few useful mental health tips that will help you keep your head up high as the fall begins. (more…)

Is Anxiety Taking Over Your Life?

Thursday, July 19th, 2018
anxiety

If you’re feeling some or all of these symptoms of anxiety, it’s time to talk to a mental health professional.

It may seem like ignoring your anxiety is the best way to deal with it, but that is almost never the case. Anxiety can be sneaky and find other ways to manifest itself in your mind and the way you perceive the world around you. Talking to a therapist is the first step toward a clear mind that is free of irrational fears. If you’re feeling some or all of these symptoms of anxiety, it’s time to talk to a mental health professional. (more…)

How To Combat Your Anxiety

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
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There are many things you can do to find relief in the face of an anxiety attack.

As someone who suffers from Generalized Anxiety Disorder, you may become easily overwhelmed by your anxiety. That’s a natural part of having anxiety. However, it’s important to understand that there are many things you can do to find relief in the face of an anxiety attack.

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4 Mental Health Tips for People Who Work from Home

Friday, June 15th, 2018
mental illness

If you’re someone who lives with mental illness and works from home, these mental health tips will elevate your workflow.

As someone who lives with a mental illness, you may find working from home more difficult than others do. What’s important to understand is that you are not alone. Most people who work from home struggle with limiting distractions, staying on-task, and feeling productive. Working from home can lead you toward feeling lonely at times or even stressed, even when in the comfort of your own home. If you’re someone who lives with mental illness and works from home, these mental health tips will elevate your workflow. (more…)

5 Ways to Cope with Your Social Anxiety

Friday, June 1st, 2018
social anxiety

If you fear that you’re suffering from crippling social anxiety, there’s help out there for you.

Social anxiety and introversion are different in many ways. Many people think that if they show signs of an introverted personality, they automatically suffer from social anxiety. Introversion refers to an internalized way of thinking while social anxiety is a mild to severe mental illness that inhibits a normal lifestyle. If you fear that you’re suffering from crippling social anxiety, there’s help out there for you. (more…)

Simple Tips for Anxiety and Panic Attack Management

Friday, May 11th, 2018
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These simple tips will help you learn how to cope with your next panic attack.

If you’ve ever suffered from a panic attack, you understand how much stress and anxiety they can produce. For some, panic attacks are induced by specific triggers, like driving over a bridge or standing at a high height. For others, there’s nothing specific that brings on panic attacks — you’re suddenly consumed by fear for no apparent reason. Explaining this to others can feel nearly impossible, but talking to a mental health professional is critical. These simple tips will help you learn how to cope with your next panic attack. (more…)

Am I Too Anxious? 3 Common Signs of General Anxiety Disorder

Friday, April 6th, 2018
anxiety disorder

If you find that your worrying gets in the way of your daily life, it is time to start looking for other symptoms of an anxiety disorder.

Everyone suffers from anxiety at certain points in his or her life. Stage fright is a common reason people feel extreme anxiety. Financial strain can cause general anxiety and mental stress. But what if your anxiety seems constant and completely overwhelming? It’s normal to be anxious from time to time, but if you find that your worrying gets in the way of your daily life, it is time to start looking for some other symptoms of anxiety. (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…)

A New Type Of Meditation To Reduce Anxiety

Friday, June 2nd, 2017
meditation

Meditating can do wonders for your anxiety!

Meditation is a wonderful technique that has been an effective tool towards reducing anxiety in those suffering with it. In fact, patients who suffer from anxiety can have immense benefits just by getting quiet, sitting in stillness, and meditating. While the term meditation often has a hippie vibe associated with it, there are plenty of mental health benefits that come with a meditation practice. (more…)

2 Amazing Self-Care Techniques To Reduce Your Anxiety

Friday, April 14th, 2017
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Practicing self-care is a great way to curb your anxiety!

Patients who struggle with anxiety can have a difficult time managing their symptoms. Some days are harder than others. In fact, most people with anxiety are stuck in their heads, finding themselves overthinking and over-analyzing everything. As a result, their mind is frazzled with a bunch of thoughts that leads them to become anxious. However, noticing these instances is the first step to calming your mind and reducing the amount of anxiety within. Here are just a few self-care techniques that can help calm your mind so that you can begin to live a life beyond your wildest dreams. (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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