Find Therapists and Counselors in Anchorage, AK

Find a Therapist in Anchorage, AK

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About Anchorage

Anchorage is a self-governing city in Alaska. With 298,000 inhabitants, it is the most populous city in the state. More than 28,500 army veterans live in Anchorage. The population is 65% white, 10% Asian, 9% Alaska Native, 9% Hispanic, and 6% black. Residents earn an average salary of $37,900 per year.

Tourism is a major part of the economy in Anchorage. Many people visit to experience Alaska’s wildlife. One in 10 jobs in Anchorage is related to tourism. The industry generates $604 million in labor income. 

Mental Health in Anchorage

Substance use among youths in Anchorage is a concern. Almost 14% of youths have used or observed the use of harmful substances such as chemical solvents. Anchorage youth also have higher rates of marijuana use than the national average. Mental health experts have outlined several protective factors against substance use. These include access to trusted adults, extracurricular activities, volunteer programs, and faith-based programs.

From 2010 to 2012, Anchorage residents ages 18-25 had a higher prevalence of major depression than young adults nationwide. They were also more likely to have mental health concerns in general. Over 13% of residents under the age of 65 do not have health insurance.

References:

  1. DataUSA: Anchorage, AK. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://datausa.io/profile/geo/anchorage-ak
  2. Heath, K., Garcia, G., Hanson, B., Rivera, M., Hedwig, T.,…& Craig, S. (2015). Growing up Anchorage: Anchorage youth and young adult behavioral health and wellness assessment. University of Alaska Anchorage: Center for Human Development. Retrieved from https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/academics/college-of-health/_documents/growing-up-anchorage-2015.pdf
  3. QuickFacts: Anchorage Municipality, Alaska (county). (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/anchoragemunicipalityalaskacounty/PST045216
  4. Tourism pays for Anchorage. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.anchorage.net/about-visit-anchorage/tourism-pays