Find Therapists and Counselors in West Hollywood, CA

Find a Therapist in West Hollywood, CA

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About West Hollywood

West Hollywood is located in Los Angeles County, California. It is bounded by the cities of Beverly Hills and Los Angeles. West Hollywood has a land area of almost 2 square miles. 

West Hollywood has been described as America’s “first gay city.” An estimated 40% of the population identifies with the LGBTQ+ community. Although the relatively small houses in West Hollywood are not popular with families, the city attracts many aspiring artists and entertainers. 

Around 36,700 people live in West Hollywood, including 4,200 Spanish speakers and 3,500 Russian speakers. The ethnic composition of the population is 74% white, 13% Hispanic, 5% Asian, and 4% black. Residents earn an annual yearly wage of $60,700. Almost 14% of residents live below the poverty line.

Mental Health in West Hollywood

Opioid abuse is a growing concern in Los Angeles County. From 2006 to 2013, the county experienced a 170% increase in emergency room visits due to opioid use. In 2014, 408 residents died of prescription opioid-related overdoses. In 2016, an average of two people died per day due to opioid-related overdoses. 

Access to mental health care is also an issue in the county. There are 2,305 beds designated to help residents with psychiatric conditions, but these resources are not enough to match current needs. As of 2016, roughly 4,000 people in county jails had mental health issues. 

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