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About Woodland Hills

Woodland Hills is an upscale community in Los Angeles County, California. The neighborhood covers 15 square miles and is located on the border of the Santa Monica Mountains in the San Fernando Valley. The climate in Woodland Hills is warm year-round, with an average high of 80°F and an average low of 47°F. The community experiences about 17 inches of rainfall each year.

The Chumash Indians were the first inhabitants of the Woodlands Hills area. The first white men arrived in 1769. The treaty to end the Mexican War was signed in Woodland Hills. This event paved the way for California to be incorporated as the 31st state.

Woodland Hills is home to more than 63,000 people. There are 5,100 military veterans, making up over 10% of the population. The ethnic make-up of the population is 78% white, 8% Latinx, 7% Asian, and 3% black. The median household income in Woodland Hills is $90,000.

Mental Health in Woodland Hills

Los Angeles County has the largest county mental health department in the United States. The county’s Department of Mental Health works with around 1,000 mental health providers and operates 75 mental health programs. 

In 2016, the Kaiser Foundation Hospital (KFH) in Woodland Hills co-authored a community needs assessment. Over 15% of adults in Woodland Hills came to KFH for mental health services that year. The rate of alcohol consumption in the hospital service area was over 16%. The study suggests the high rate of alcohol use was partially due to the higher concentration of liquor stores in the community.

References:

  1. History: Woodland Hills-Tarzana Chamber of Commerce. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://web.archive.org/web/20071007055658/http://www.woodlandhillscc.net/Scripts/openExtra.asp?extra=38
  2. Mapping L.A.: San Fernando Valley: Woodland Hills. (n.d.). Los Angeles Times. Retrieved from http://maps.latimes.com/neighborhoods/neighborhood/woodland-hills
  3. Mental Health. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.lacounty.gov/residents/health/mental-health
  4. The guide to Woodland Hills. (2017, March 20). Retrieved from https://www.discoverlosangeles.com/blog/guide-woodland-hills
  5. Woodland Hills Pierce College, California: Period of record monthly climate summary. (2016). Retrieved from https://wrcc.dri.edu/cgi-bin/cliMAIN.pl?ca1484
  6. 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment. (2016, September 21). Kaiser Foundation Hospital Woodland Hills. Retrieved from https://share.kaiserpermanente.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/2016-KFH-Woodland-Hills-CHNA_FINAL.pdf