Find a Therapist near Hartford, CT

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It’s normal to experience mental health issues and relationship problems. Talking to a licensed therapist can help. Therapy can teach you more about yourself and your mental health concerns in a healing way. Many therapies are evidence-based and have been proven effective.

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About Hartford

Hartford is the capital city of Connecticut. It is located in Hartford County and covers a land area of 17 square miles. The population of Hartford decreased by 1% between 2010 and 2017, but it remains the fourth largest city in the state. There are 123,400 people living in Hartford. 

The median age in Hartford is 31 years old. The city is home to 2,800 veterans. Around 72% of adults age 25 or older have graduated high school. Roughly 17% of this age group has attained a bachelor’s degree. 

The racial composition of Hartford is 44% Hispanic, 35% black, 16% white, and 3% Asian. Around 87% of residents are American citizens. Over 21% of residents are foreign-born, and 45% speak foreign language at home. Hartford has roughly 43,300 Spanish speakers, 2,000 French speakers, and 1,600 Portuguese speakers. 

People in Hartford earn an average annual salary of $18,400. The median household income is $32,100. The homeownership rate is 24%. Nearly 32% of the Hartford population lives in poverty.

Mental Health in Hartford

Opioid abuse has been increasing rapidly in Hartford and the wider county region. In 2016, 62 people died of opioid overdose in the city. Hartford had the highest number of fatal overdoses in any Connecticut city for that year. 

In Hartford County, there were 289 reported cases of opioid overdose in 2016. In 2017, the number increased to 424 cases. The number of opioid-related deaths in the county increased from 56 in 2016 to 78 in 2017.

Hartford County officials have been taking various steps to combat the opioid epidemic. One initiative involves offering free training for residents and local organizations on how to administer Narcan, an overdose-reversing drug. A mobile education center known as HOPE House was also established to raise awareness of the warning signs associated with substance abuse. Billboards carrying anti-heroin messages have also been erected throughout the county.


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