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10.10.2019
Removing the Stigma: The Changing Culture of Mental Health

Oct. 10 is World Mental Health Day, a day to raise awareness and talk about mental health issues. What exactly is mental health? Our overall health and wellness are composed of both mental health and physical health. And mental health can refer to ...

09.12.2019
Is It Alzheimer's Disease?

It’s one of the top 10 leading causes of death in the U.S.—the sixth leading cause of death among U.S. adults and fifth among adults ages 65 and older. In 2014, an estimated 5 million Americans ages 65 and older had it, and that number is ...

08.15.2019
5 Ways to Celebrate National Relaxation Day

Stress is a natural physical and mental reaction to life. Sometimes stress can be good, like when it helps you to develop better coping skills to manage difficult situations. But, when stress is prolonged, too severe, or it interferes with your daily ...

07.25.2019
How to Be an Active, Healthy Senior

Physical activity is essential for healthy aging. Being physically active makes it easier to perform such daily activities as eating, bathing, dressing, walking up and down stairs, and moving around the house or neighborhood—activities that get ...

02.01.2018
Show Your Heart Some Love This Valentine's Day

February marks American Heart Month, a special time of year to spread the word about ways to prevent heart disease and encourage others to live heart-healthy lives. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S.—the ...

01.11.2018
Beating the Winter Blues

As the days get shorter and the evenings grow darker, you may find yourself feeling more tired, cranky, or more unhappy or depressed than usual. If you’re feeling down in the dumps this time of year and can’t quite explain why, ...

10.31.2017
Take Control of Stress and Live a Healthier Life

It’s that time of year again where the air turns crisp, the sun disappears quickly, and the added stress of the holidays can start to loom over us. November 1 is National Stress Awareness Day, and it’s a great time to educate yourself on ...

04.26.2017
Support Alcohol Awareness Month and Create Opportunities for Recovery

In 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) established Alcohol Awareness Month to help reduce the stigma associated with alcoholism. Every April, communities are encouraged to reach out to those around them and provide ...

11.16.2016
Surviving The Holidays

Join FMH Women's Health Services on December 7 th to learn more about managing stress during this upcoming holiday season. Event Details: Wednesday, December 7 th from 5:30 - 8 p.m. Women’s Center at FMH Crestwood 7211 Bank Court, Frederick ...

12.01.2015
Surviving The Holidays

Does the holiday season cause a little (or a lot of) stress in your life? Attend our free event on Tuesday December 8th to learn more about how to manage holiday stress; sponsored by FMH Women’s Health Services. This event also features a ...