Mar 14
2018

MCPS Closes In on Partnership for Academic Program for Students Emerging from Addiction

School system works to cement agreement with The Landing, a Gaithersburg organization BY BETHANY RODGERS Published: 2018.03.14 01:05 Updated 2:30 p.m. Friday: Local public schoo..

Feb 22
2018

Teen Suicide on the Rise - Maryland Mother Working to Reverse the Trend

(WMAR) - It’s a touch subject to talk about; teen suicide. One in six Maryland high school students has seriously considered killing themselves. One mother who lost her son is now on a miss..

Jan 18
2018

Children to Benefit from New Visitation Center

Montgomery County is hoping to heal families and possibly save lives with the opening of the Safe Passage Center for supervised visitation and monitored exchange. Problems between parents is a..

Dec 1
2017

OnTrack Improves Client Outcomes in Maryland School Programs

At the 22nd Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health, Beacon and a provider group presented the results of a two-year pilot project using Beacon's On Track Outcomes program in nine scho..

Oct 23
2017

Bethesda Magazine Nov/Dec 2017 - Hope Lives Here

Nearly three-quarters of the students at Germantown's Daly Elementary School are from low-income families. For the principal and her staff, academics are only a part of the job. Read more to fin..

Oct 31
2016

'An incredible impact': Poor kids are being priced out of youth sports. Here's one solution.

As poor children around the country get priced out of expensive youth sports leagues, a volunteer baseball coach in suburban Maryland has devised a novel solution to one of many financial barriers. ..

Apr 1
2016

National Effort Addresses Early Psychosis

Changes in state Mental Health Block Grant funding result in targeted efforts to address early psychosis. Learn how these programs are providing support. In early 2015, Mary* was in crisis. A ..

Nov 16
2015

Can School Mental Health Services Make a Difference?

Can School Mental Health Services Make a Difference? Family Services, Inc. School-Based Mental Health Program Adopts Outcomes Informed Care to Find Out Scott Birdsong, LCSW-C..

Oct 22
2014

Halloween Hustle to Bring Frightening Fun to Montgomery Village

Ghostly trails and spooky paths await runners and walkers who participate in the second annual Halloween Hustle 5K/1K Fun Run on Oct. 25 in Montgomery Village. Organized by Family Services Inc. a..

Aug 8
2014

Trauma Plagues Many Immigrant Kids In U.S. Illegally

In response to the influx of Central American children seeking refuge in our country, NPR (National Public Radio) broadcasted a story to inform and educate listeners on how local social service or..