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Mental Health in Palm Beach, Florida

Thank you for searching for a therapist in Palm Beach on Mental health is a central, common issue in Palm Beach. According to the Community Health Assessment conducted by the Health Council of Florida and the Florida Department of Health, 90.6% of the population reported being in good mental health, experiencing an average of 3.2 unhealthy mental days in the past 30 days. In hospitals, there are 181 psychiatric beds available to county residents, which is a rate of 14.1 per 100,000 individuals.

Children and adolescents can be especially vulnerable to mental health issues. The assessment found that 13.9% of students in the reported being high or drunk at school, with 41.8% of high school students reportedly using alcohol in a 30 day sampling. Episodes of delinquent behavior were also a cause for concern. 24.5% of youth in the county were worried about bullying, and over a quarter reported experiencing taunting or teasing within the 30 day sampling. Such numbers help us understand what young people are going through, and that support is essential for this transitional time in life.

Residents of Palm Beach have an array of mental health services at their disposal. The Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County is a non-profit organization that promotes mental health awareness and features supportive programs for adults, families, and children on a range of needs. Family First of Palm Beach County is a charitable organization which assists families who are struggling to provide ideal environments for their children to grow up in, helping in situations involving illness, abuse, and addictions, among other issues. Palm Beach is also host to domestic abuse centers, including the YWCA Harmony House and Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, Inc.

For Palm Beach residents interested in pursuing a career in therapy, Palm Beach Atlantic University, South University, and the University of South Florida offer programs which provides graduates with the criteria necessary to become a Licensed Mental Health Clinician and certified as a National Certified Counselor.

Whether it is education or supportive services, such programs in Palm Beach are a testament to the importance of mental healthcare. The Florida Mental Health Act and the Florida statute on Clinical, Counseling, and Psychotherapy Services expands awareness and resources so that the community's mental health needs are being addressed.

Finding a Therapist in or around Palm Beach

Seeking the help of a trained therapist can be an important part of achieving optimal mental health. At, we maintain a therapist directory committed to ethical therapy practices by featuring therapists who practice collaborative and non-pathologizing therapy, as laid out in our Elements of Good Therapy. The therapist directory is always expanding, as we hope to be the primary source for people seeking help.

It looks like your search results for therapists in Palm Beach are limited. If you want more choices or are not content with the therapist(s) listed, you may look for therapists that provide distance therapy--online or over the phone--in the state of Florida. Distance therapy can be a helpful and easy way to work with a therapist or counselor. To find a distance counselor, simply click Advanced Search, and in "Type of Service," select Online Counseling / Phone Therapy.

If you want to see a therapist in person, there are a number of cities near Palm Beach which feature additional therapist members, including Boca Raton, Hollywood, and Fort Lauderdale. Feel free to browse locations in Florida to find a location that fits. Or you can always give us a call toll-free at 1-888-563-2112 ext. 1, and our support team can help you with your search.

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