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Mental Health Awareness

Practical Mental Health Information – Society focuses much more on physical health compared to mental health but both are equally important

Since the start of the pandemic, more and more people are talking about mental health. An increasing number of folks are starting to see it …

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C4 Show

F.T. Burden, Springboard CEO appears on WBAL Radio

F.T. Burden, CEO of Springboard Community Services, appeared on WBAL Radio’s current affairs/news program with hosts Clarence Mitchell IV (C4) and Bryan Nehman to discuss …

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YRC Ribbon Cutting

Springboard opens Youth Resource Center with fanfare

(Wed., May 4, 2022-Baltimore) Springboard Community Services, one of the largest behavioral health providers in Central Maryland, celebrated the grand opening of its Youth Resource …

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

1 in 4 people will suffer from some form of mental illness in any given year.  Not all pain is physical and not all wounds …

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YRC – Youth Resource Center event featured on WBAL channel 11 news

A new youth resource center opened in north Baltimore through Springboard Community Services. The center, located in the 4600 block of Falls Road, offers a …

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Jump In

See someone struggling with mental health? Jump In

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans live with a mental illness. Treatment is available and effective for most, but there are stark differences in who will …

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YRC Event

Come celebrate the grand opening of Springboard’s Youth Resource Center (YRC), Wed, May 4, from 11 AM – 2 PM

Come and Rock the Block on Wednesday, May 4, from 11 AM – 2 PM,  to celebrate the grand opening of Springboard’s Youth Resource Center (YRC) …

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Press Conference

Springboard is chosen by the State’s Attorney’s Office to provide counseling to Baltimore’s crime victims and witnesses

Announcement made during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week As violent crime increases, SAO intensifies efforts to support communities (Baltimore, April 26, 2022) This week, Baltimore …

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May Events

Events in May

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Letter from leadership

Treating the mental health crisis

During April, which is recognized as National Child Abuse Prevention Month and Counseling Awareness Month, we reflect on the essential role Springboard’s behavioral health clinicians …

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FT Burden

Chief Executive Officer

F.T. was appointed Springboard Community Services as CEO in September of 2015 following a national search that yielded more than 200 candidates. Prior to joining SCS, he served for nearly 15 years as President & CEO of AIDS Interfaith Residential Services, Inc. / Empire Homes of Maryland. F.T.’s chief duties include leading fund and partnership development, cultivating the board of directors, and establishing the agency’s strategic direction and vision. A Florida native, F.T. enjoys cooking, traveling, and attending live music and dance performances.

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