Find Therapists and Counselors in Petaluma, CA

Find a Therapist in Petaluma, CA

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About Petaluma

Petaluma is a city in Sonoma County, California. It is located on the Petaluma River. The city of Petaluma was founded in 1852. It has a land area of 14 square miles.

Petaluma is inhabited by 60,500 people. It is home to 3,000 military veterans. The ethnic composition of the population is 68% white, 22% Hispanic, and 5% Asian. 

There are 22,100 households in Petaluma. Eighteen percent of residents are foreign-born. Roughly 25% of people in Petaluma speak a foreign language at home. There are 9,600 Spanish speakers, 600 Chinese speakers, and 500 Portuguese speakers in the city.

Over 89% of Petaluma residents over the age of 25 are high school graduates. Thirty-seven percent of residents in this age group have a bachelor’s degree. The median household income is $80,900. Roughly 9% of people in Petaluma live in poverty.

Mental Health in Petaluma

From 2014 to 2016, the reports of mental health incidents involving Petaluma adults increased from 196 to 223. Over this period, juvenile mental health incidents increased from 59 to 65. Mental health detentions were the second most frequent cause of police reports in 2016 (The most frequent cause was traffic collisions.).

The Petaluma City Schools district has taken several steps to address mental health concerns among youths. Teachers are trained to recognize warning signs such as increased absences and falling grades. Mental health counselors work with around 400 youths. Over 100 students are on the waiting list for counseling services. 

References:

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  3. Police: Mental health incidents rising in Petaluma. (2017, March 10). Petaluma Argus-Courier. Retrieved from http://www.petaluma360.com/news/6749939-181/police-mental-health-incidents-rising
  4. QuickFacts: Petaluma city, California. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/petalumacitycalifornia/PST045216