F.T. Burden and Jennifer Redding Radio Interview on Mix 106.5 Baltimore

Nathan Scott interviews F.T. Burden and Jennifer Redding on Mix 106.5 Baltimore.  They talk about how Family and Children’s Services is now a licensed Outpatient Mental Health Clinic, and provide more information about the upcoming Baltimore Beefsteak event on Friday, October, 12th. Listen to the interview below:  

FCS Has Sponsored the Harford County Trauma Institute’s Fifth Annual Conference

Harford County Trama Institute is proud to present their 2018 Keynote Speaker: ​ Dr. Bruce Perry M.D., PhD. Senior Fellow at ChildTrauma Academy ​ Dr. Perry is a pioneer in treating childhood trauma and is the author of The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog and Born For Love.  Bruce D. Perry is an American psychiatrist, […]

Eight Inspired Young Mental Health Advocates You Need To Know About

If there’s one thing 2018 has taught the world, it’s that we shouldn’t underestimate today’s youth. You’ve probably heard that they’re organizing for gun violence prevention, defending LGBTQ rights, and defining global feminism. What you may know less about is the new generation of activists raising awareness about mental illness and developing innovative solutions to […]

Perfectionism Among Teens Is Rampant

I’ve spent the last two years talking with parents about the unprecedented stress and anxiety plaguing their adolescents — nearly half of whom, according to recent studies of college students, report feeling “overwhelmed by all I had to do.” Our conversations often end with parents expressing a mournful wish: “I just want her to be […]

Advice on Talking to Someone with Suicidal Thoughts…from Someone Who’s Had Suicidal Thoughts

January 3, 2018 – During the fall of 2009, each day began in the exact same way: I would be wide awake at 2:00 a.m., nervously shifting around in my bed. As the minutes ticked by and the window gradually gave way to sunlight, I became increasingly consumed with fear. What was this terrifying thing […]

Mental Health for All by Involving All | Vikram Patel | TED Talks

Nearly 450 million people are affected by mental illness worldwide. In wealthy nations, just half receive appropriate care, but in developing countries, close to 90 percent go untreated because psychiatrists are in such short supply. Vikram Patel outlines a highly promising approach — training members of communities to give mental health interventions, empowering ordinary people […]

Why to Have the Alcohol Talk Early: A Pediatrician-Mom’s Perspective

​​By: Kathleen Berchelmann, M​D, FAAP Most parents don’t realize how much their children drink—research shows that only 10% of parents think their teens drink, yet 52% of teens admit to drinking alcohol. But parents do believe other people’s kids drink—the same study showed that parents estimated that 60% of 10th graders drink. ​It’s our kids […]

Retired NHL Goalie Corey Hirsch Shares His Experience With Depression and OCD

Honestly, I was prepared to never work in hockey again. When I went public with my story about struggling with obsessive-compulsive disorder and depression last year, I was terrified that people wouldn’t understand. I was worried that no one would want to hire me ever again, and that doors would close on me — and […]