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  • 4 Signs You Should Get Counseling

    Counseling is a great treatment that can solve a lot of life’s problems. It has a great deal of research backing up its effectiveness. But not everyone knows when they should seek counseling. How bad should your condition get before you seek professional help? The idea is that the sooner you seek help, the better. […]

  • Preparing For Employment With Autism

    Roughly 70-80 percent of people with autism are unemployed. When you hear something like this, you may wonder why it is the case. There are a lot of skills a person needs to have success with a job, such as time management, organization, decision-making, flexibility, communication, and presentation.  A person with autism can have some […]

  • Four Tips For Working With People With Developmental Disabilities

    There are people in the world who set lower expectations for people with developmental disabilities. Because of this, there are people with developmental disabilities who don’t have high expectations for themselves either. However, there are people who use negative thoughts to motivate them to break away from an unwanted stigma, and achieve more than people […]

  • Five Common Misconceptions About American Sign Language

    American Sign Language (ASL), like any foreign language, falls prey to a wide array of misconceptions from people who have less familiarity with the language. While it is called “American” Sign Language, this doesn’t mean it shares all of the same traits as the English language and is simply a representation of English that uses […]

  • How National Mental Health Month Is Raising Awareness

    During the month of May, Mental Health Month helps raise awareness of trauma and the impact it can have on the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of children, families, and communities. Mental Health Month was first established in 1949 in an effort to raise awareness of the importance of mental and social wellness in the […]

  • 3 Mental Health Tips You Can Use Today

    Our mental health is at the foundation of our entire well-being. No matter what type of physical shape you’re in, it can be hard to live a happy, fulfilled life if your mental health isn’t in good shape. Fortunately, there are a host of things you can do to improve your mental health. Here are […]

  • Mental Health Tips For Working From Home

    Whether you live with mental illness or not, it’s important to take some extra precautions when working from home. Humans are social beings and require interaction to be at their best. For many adults, much of their social interaction comes at work. If you’re working from home, this aspect is eliminated which could lead to […]

  • Tips For Managing Stress

    Stress is a part of life and no matter who you are or where you live, you are probably dealing with some level of stress. It’s good to understand that stress is almost inevitable but it’s even more important to find strategies that you can use to manage your stress. Stress that goes unmanaged or […]

  • Characteristics That Can Harm Mental Health

    Living with mental illness can come with challenges, but there are some things that can make doing so more difficult. It’s important that once you’ve been diagnosed with a mental illness that you take the right steps to make sure it doesn’t cause any unnecessary issues.  Here are some characteristics that can lead to issues […]

  • 4 Ways To Maximize Your Therapy Sessions

    Deciding to pursue therapy to talk about the issues you’re going through in life is a choice that could result in positive change in your life. It’s important to remember that it’s not enough to simply attend therapy. You need to put forward your best effort in therapy to ensure that you get the best […]

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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