Find Therapists and Counselors in Boca Raton, FL

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About Boca Raton

Boca Raton is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida. The city was founded in 1895 as an agricultural community. In 1967, IBM moved to Boca Raton and sparked economic and business development in the city. Today, residents of Boca Raton earn a median household income of $73,000 and an average wage of $52,000 per year.

Roughly 96,000 people live in Boca Raton. Thirteen percent of residents are under the age of 65 and do not have health insurance. The city population is 77% white, 13% Hispanic, and 5% black. Over 25% of residents speak a language other than English at home.

Mental Health in Boca Raton

About 12% of males and 16% of females in Palm Beach County have experienced at least one depressive episode. About 16% of white residents have experienced depression compared with 8% of black residents. Residents under 45 are more likely to experience depression than their older peers. The county’s suicide rate is rising faster than the national average.

Community advocates like the “I Am One” alliance are working to promote mental health awareness and combat stigma within Palm Beach County. They are receiving strong support from government officials, health care leaders, and the media. 

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