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Recognizing Stress & Anxiety And When To Consider Counseling Services

February 13, 2020

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 16 million Americans are affected by depression every year. Furthermore, an astounding one in six adults will suffer from depression or related disorders such as stress and anxiety at…

Lifestyle Addictions: The Effects Of Gaming & Screen Time

February 11, 2020

Technology is developing at an exponential rate, contributing positively to areas of education, medicine, and research. However, this rapid rate of development has left many people playing catch up when it comes to managing technology. Sadly, excessive gaming and screen…

Child Counseling Is Important, In More Ways Than One

February 7, 2020

Choosing to go for counseling is a big step, but ultimately, it’s a beneficial one. In terms of child counseling, it can be hard to determine if and when your child may need the help of a professional. Why Child…

Why Do I Have To Do Court-Ordered Therapy?

January 31, 2020

In situations where a person’s mental illness or addiction put their life or the lives of others at risk, a court may intervene and order treatment. Known as mandatory or court-ordered therapy, these sessions can provide people struggling with mental…

What Is The Role Of A Mental Health Counselor?

January 24, 2020

Therapy, counseling, and mental health are often shrouded in mystery. Although times are changing, mental health is often viewed as a touchy subject among family members and friend groups worldwide. At Fifth Street Counseling Center, we want to shine a…

What To Expect During Drug & Alcohol Treatment

January 22, 2020

Understanding that you need help is the first step toward successful drug and alcohol treatment – it’s not a small one, either. You may reach it through personal reflection, input from close friends and family, or you may realize it…

How Batterer Intervention Programs Can Help With Domestic Violence

January 17, 2020

Domestic violence and battery have sadly become a big problem in the United States. All over the country, innocent victims are being abused by their intimate partners and family members. In 2018, Florida law enforcement agencies reported 104,914 crimes of…

Destigmatizing Teen Counseling

January 10, 2020

Being a teenager in the United States can be a challenging and often stressful experience. Everyone knows that the teen years can be some of the most trying times for parents and young people alike. From school shootings to peer…

The Benefits Of Family Counseling

January 3, 2020

Families are as unique as individuals. As personalities change and families go through life-trials, family dynamics can also change. Family counseling helps family units retain a sense of unity and wholeness through difficult times and periods of change. Communication and…

Fifth Street Counseling Center is a Joint Commission-Accredited Medicaid Community Mental Health Center That Offers Behavioral Health Services in Broward County

December 31, 2019

Broward County residents can now receive first-class mental health services from a Joint Commission accredited counseling and mental health center. With three locations, Fifth Street Counseling Center aims to serve the greater community by providing a host of services for…