Find Therapists and Counselors in Vernon, CT

Find a Therapist in Vernon, CT

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About Vernon

Vernon is a town in Tolland County, Connecticut. It covers a land area of 18 square miles and was incorporated in 1808. Vernon contains the former city of Rockville, as well as the villages of Talcottville and Dobsonville. 

Vernon has a population of 29,000 people. The town has roughly 1,870 veterans. Around 35% of residents age 25 or older have earned a bachelor’s degree.

Nine percent of residents were born outside of the United States. The population is 80% white, 8% Hispanic, 6% black, and 5% Asian. Thirteen percent of residents speak a language other than English at home. 

In Vernon, the median household income is $61,100. The homeownership rate is 54%, and the median property value is $206,000. Over 9%  of Vernon residents live below the poverty line.

Mental Health in Vernon

Drug and alcohol use have been increasing in Tolland County over the past few years. This is true even among teenagers, who appear to have easy access to various drugs. In 2010, 89% of youths reported they could obtain marijuana from a peer, 79% could obtain alcohol, and 56% had access to prescription drugs. Heroin and prescription drugs appear to be the most popular substances used by teens in the area. 

In 2015, heroin alone caused 17 fatal overdoses among county residents. Yet access to substance abuse treatment and mental health care is limited for some individuals in Tolland County. In the town of Vernon, for example, 8% of the population does not have health insurance.

References:

  1. About Vernon. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.vernon-ct.gov/about-vernon
  2. Connecticut heroin-related deaths jumped again in 2015; 11 died in Torrington. (2016, February 15). The Register Citizen. Retrieved from https://www.registercitizen.com/lifestyle/article/Connecticut-heroin-related-deaths-jumped-again-in-11981425.php
  3. DiGiammerino, T. (2018, March 20). 1,300 ER visits for drug overdoses in January and February 2018: DPH. NBC Connecticut. Retrieved from https://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/1300-ER-Visits-For-Drug-Overdoses-In-January-and-February-2018-477394013.html
  4. QuickFacts: Vernon town, Tolland County, Connecticut. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/vernontowntollandcountyconnecticut/PST040217
  5. Smith, S. (2017, May 16). Parties, drugs targeted at Tolland conversation. Hartford Courant. Retrieved from http://www.courant.com/community/tolland/hc-rr-tolland-courageous-conversation-0518-20170516-story.html