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4 Ways to Conquer ADHD as an Adult

It seems like more and more people are living with ADHD today than ever before. It seems like more and more people are living with ADHD today than ever before. As a child, there are education plans and accommodations to help you get through sch[...]

How to Prevent the Stress of Wedding Planning from Damaging Your Relationship

Your wedding day is supposed to be one of the most magical days of your life. Your wedding day is supposed to be one of the most magical days of your life. Even so, you shouldn’t let that overshadow what you got you there in the first place: a [...]

The Benefits of Weighted Blankets for Children with Autism

If your child or another loved one has autism, then you know how challenging it can be to care for them. If your child or another loved one has autism, then you know how challenging it can be to care for them. Fortunately, using a weighted blan[...]

2 Simple Steps Towards Cultivating More Self-Love

Cultivating self-love is an important part of releasing anxiety. Self-love is a phrase that gets thrown around regularly but is often misunderstood. In fact, self-love is not only about feeling good about yourself. It is about appreciating your[...]

How Yoga And Breathing Exercises Can Help Alleviate Depression

Alleviating depression is easier than you think! If you have depression it can be extremely difficult to live a peaceful life. However, new research has been done that shows practicing yoga and deep breathing exercises can have positive benefit[...]

October is Sensory Processing Awareness Month!

People of all ages can have problems dealing with sensory processing disorder. But with the right help and coping methods, you may be able to overcome them. Did you know that October is National Sensory Processing Awareness Month? For the entir[...]

All About Weighted Blankets

While everyone loves a blanket to snuggle up in, a weighted blanket may have some positive effects on your loved ones with all types of disabilities. A weighted blanket is the newest accessories for children and adults with developmental disabi[...]

The History of American Sign Language

American Sign Language allows people of all different ages to connect with one another. From medical exam rooms to speeches to church services, American Sign Language can be found in the most extraordinary places. It has helped people heal when[...]

Family Service Foundation Hosted “Choose Recovery 2016” Event

Choosing recovery is only one step away. With a clear focus on both mental health and substance abuse recovery, Family Service Foundation (FSF) hosted the “Choose Recovery 2016” event. This program was designed to encourage growth, change lives[...]

Recognizing the Warning Signs of Suicide

Suicide is not something you should ignore. Take a look at some of these warning signs and remember that there are people who can help. Depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and postpartum depression are all mental illnesses with a high [...]

What is Down Syndrome?

Down Syndrome affects one in every 691 babies born in the U.S. every year. One in every 691 babies born in the United States is born with Down Syndrome. It is one of the most common genetic conditions and affects approximately 400,000 Americans[...]

What is Psychotherapy?

There are many different kinds of psychotherapy you can experience. There are many stigmas associated with mental health and its therapies. But in recent years, there has been many attempts to break this stigma and the bring it for the forefron[...]

Benefits of a Medical Interpreter

Your medical interpreter will be able to communicate your needs to your medical staff. Going to the doctor is a stressful appointment for anyone but it can be even more stressful when a person is faced with the challenge of being deaf. Whether [...]

What are Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders?

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders have been in the new lately, but do you really know what they are? Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) are a group of conditions that can occur in people whose mothers drank alcohol during the pregnancy. Th[...]

Teen Substance Abuse Counseling

Teen substance abuse can take a lot of forms. Do you know what to look for? Substance abuse is classified as the use and abuse of substances such as cigarettes, alcohol, and illegal drugs. This abuse may begin in childhood, during the teen year[...]

The Signs of Childhood Depression

Childhood depression can be crippling for many children. Do you know what the signs are? “Cheer up, you’re young,” and “you need to calm down” are just two of the things children with depression often hear from their elders on a daily basis. Bu[...]

What is Art Therapy?

Art therapy is used for all ages and abilities as a way of self-expression and discovery. Although art therapy is a fairly new practice, art has been used to convey thoughts and ideas since the oldest cave people first drew on the walls in Cant[...]

The Value of American Sign Language Interpreting Services

Speeches, concerts, plays, performances, corporate events—they all have something in common: the ability to benefit from interpreting services. As the US continues to acknowledge its many deaf citizens, interpreters for American Sign Language ar[...]

Considering Couples Counselling? Know When to Seek Help.

All around us are opinions on how the perfect marriage should be. Media helps spread these ideals, causing partners to question whether or not their marriage fits the bill. Having certain expectations for a marriage before understanding how they[...]

Happy Thanksgiving from Family Services

This Thanksgiving, we have a lot to give thanks for. We give thanks to our service members, our families and loved ones, and even the little things that keep us going throughout the day. We also hope our patients, readers, and supporters have ti[...]