Find Therapists and Counselors in Aurora, CO

Find a Therapist in Aurora, CO

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About Aurora

Aurora is a city in north-central Colorado. Portions of the city are located in Adams, Douglas, and Arapahoe counties. Aurora covers 155 square miles. The city was incorporated in 1928.

Aurora has 367,000 inhabitants. The population grew by 13% from 2010 to 2017. Eighty-seven percent of residents are citizens of the United States (compared to 93% of people across America). Aurora is home to 23,500 military veterans.

The racial composition of Aurora is 46% white, 29% Hispanic, 15% black, and 6% Asian. Foreign-born residents account for 20% of the population. Thirty-two percent of residents have a native language other than English. Around 65,700 Spanish speakers and 3,000 Vietnamese speakers live in Aurora.

People in Aurora take home an average annual salary of $25,800. The median household income is $55,300. The homeownership rate is 57%. Fifteen percent of Aurora residents live in poverty.

Mental Health in Aurora

Sworn members of the Aurora Police Department serve as “Certified Peace Officers.” These officers may initiate an “Emergency Mental Health Hold” on residents in certain situations. If a resident with a mental health concern appears to be a danger to themselves or others, or if they appear to be severely disabled, bystanders may call a certified peace officer for assistance. 

The peace officer will take the affected resident to an approved facility for evaluation and monitoring. Aurora residents may be held for up to 72 hours at a treatment center. Access to mental health care is a concern for some people in Aurora. Seventeen percent of residents do not have health insurance.

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