Find Therapists and Counselors in Ridgefield, CT

Find a Therapist in Ridgefield, CT

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About Ridgefield

Ridgefield is a wealthy town of around 25,200 people. It is located in Fairfield County, Connecticut. The city was founded in 1708 and occupies a land area of 35 square miles. 

Ridgefield has repeatedly been rated as the number one town in the state by Connecticut Magazine. The town has the lowest crime rate in the state. Roughly 75% of residents age 25 and older have a bachelor’s degree.

The population of Ridgefield is predominantly white (90%), with 5% of residents identifying as Latino, 3% as Asian, and 1% as black. Ten percent of residents were born in a foreign country. Nearly 11% speak a native language that is not English.

The median household income in Ridgefield is $145,000. The homeownership rate is 85%, and the median value of homes is $673,900. Less than 3% of residents live in poverty.

Mental Health in Ridgefield

Many residents of Fairfield County have been affected by America’s opioid epidemic. In the first four months of 2018, there were 416 drug overdoses in the region. Only two other counties in the state reported a higher number of overdose cases. Access to appropriate substance abuse treatment may be a challenge for some Fairfield County residents. For example, around 7% of the people living in Ridgefield do not have health insurance.

To help combat the issue of drug addiction, the Ridgefield Police Department established a Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program (D.A.R.E.). This program targets students at the fifth and seventh grade levels. The main focus of the program is to help students withstand social pressure to experiment with drugs. The information is presented across several 45-minute lessons. 

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  5. QuickFacts: Ridgefield town, Fairfield County, Connecticut. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/ridgefieldtownfairfieldcountyconnecticut 
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