Find Therapists and Counselors in Jacksonville, FL

Find a Therapist in Jacksonville, FL

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About Jacksonville

Jacksonville is the government seat of Duval County, Florida. It is situated along the St. Johns River. With an area of 840 square miles, Jacksonville is the largest city in the continental United States. The city was incorporated in 1832.

Jacksonville has 881,000 inhabitants. From 2010 to 2016, the number of people in the city increased by 7%. The ethnic composition of Jacksonville is 52% white, 30% black, 9% Hispanic, and 4% Asian.

Roughly 96% of Jacksonville residents are American citizens. Foreign-born people make up 10% of the population. Fourteen percent of residents speak a foreign language at home. Jacksonville has 49,000 Spanish speakers and 9,100 Tagalog speakers.

People in Jacksonville earn a mean annual salary of $26,200. The median household income is $48,300. Around 58% of families own their home. Seventeen percent of Jacksonville residents live in poverty.

Mental Health in Jacksonville

Access to mental health care is a concern for some people in Jacksonville. Around 16% of residents do not have medical insurance. Yet local mental health resources are available for residents with severe mental health concerns. The Mental Health Resource Center and Mental Health Center of Jacksonville both offer crisis stabilization and medication management. Northwest Behavioral Health Services offers outpatient counseling and supported housing.

The Jacksonville Children’s Commission provides funding for early intervention programs. These resources assist children experiencing mental health concerns, developmental delays, physical disabilities, and homelessness. The commission also provides mentorship programs for youth who need one-on-one support.

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