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..

May 20
2014

SAMHSA's Road to Recovery Series

SAMHSA's Road to Recovery Series The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) did a spotlight on Family Services, Inc. programs in their "Road to Recovery" series...

Jan 14
2014

My School is Your School

My School is Your School Gloria Bonilla, Community Outreach Advisor for MC, interviewed FSI's CEO Thom Harr (6/2013) on her show "My School is Your School" or "Mi Escuela es su Escuela". The sho..

May 20
2013

Poverty, Still Coming To A Suburb Near You

Poverty, Still Coming To A Suburb Near You When you think about poverty, you might picture dilapidated urban neighborhoods or rural areas. But a new book says the rate of poverty in the suburbs ..