Find Therapists and Counselors in Gilbert, AZ

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About Gilbert

Gilbert is a town in Maricopa County, Arizona. It covers 68 square miles. The town was incorporated on July 6, 1920. 

Gilbert has a population of 242,000 people. The population increased by 16% from 2010 to 2017. Ninety-seven percent of residents are American citizens (compared to 93% of people nationwide). 

The racial composition of Gilbert is 71% white, 16% Hispanic, 6% Asian, and 3% black. Foreign-born people make up 9% of the population. Fourteen percent of residents have a native language that is not English. Gilbert is home to 15,200 Spanish speakers, 2,800 Tagalog speakers, and 2.200 Vietnamese speakers.

People in Gilbert earn an average annual salary of $32,900. The median household income is $85,600. Six percent of residents live in poverty.

Mental Health in Gilbert

Substance use is a major concern in the town of Gilbert. The Gilbert Police Department responds to substance abuse and mental health calls each day. Local emergency rooms have seen an increase in overdoses related to heroin and prescription drugs. Interviews with local youth indicate prescription medication is often a gateway to using heroin.

Government officials in Gilbert believe increased education and awareness can do much to increase the community’s overall health. This approach may reduce the stigma associated with substance addiction and mental health treatment. 

Access to mental health care is limited for some people in Gilbert. An estimated 8% of residents do not have medical insurance.  

References:

  1. Building a healthy Gilbert. (2015, March 31). Retrieved from https://www.gilbertaz.gov/home/showdocument?id=8845
  2. Gilbert, Arizona. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.city-data.com/city/Gilbert-Arizona.html
  3. Gilbert, AZ. (n.d.). Data USA. Retrieved from https://datausa.io/profile/geo/gilbert-az
  4. History. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.gilbertaz.gov/about-us/history
  5. QuickFacts: Gilbert town, Arizona. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/gilberttownarizona/PST045217