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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.

Since 2007, GoodTherapy has helped people like you connect with ethical, compassionate counselors and therapists. The therapists listed above, who practice therapy in Westchester, are trained to protect client confidentiality and privacy. In keeping with our high membership standards, these mental health professionals are also committed to eliminating the stigma that keeps many people from seeking help.

Beliefs about how much therapy costs may deter some people from finding a therapist. It’s a good idea to contact therapists you’re interested in and ask about insurance, sliding-scale fees, payment plans, and other options to stay within your budget.

Rest assured you can find a qualified therapist in Westchester, IL who can treat a variety of concerns, including family conflict, relationship issues, anxiety, or depression. With our directory, the right therapist is easy to find.

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Mental Health in Westchester, IL

Westchester, IL contains approximately 16,719 residents and is part of Cook County in the northeastern part of the state. Much of the information about mental health in Westchester comes from Cook County health reports.

Of all the counties in Illinois, Cook County has the second highest homicide rate at 10.7 deaths per 100,000 people in 2017. And according to a 2010 Cook County public health report, homicide was the leading cause of death among young adults ages 15-24 and the fifth leading cause of death for children 1-14 years old. For young adults in Cook County, suicide was the fourth leading cause of death, making up 10.6% of deaths for that age group. Suicide was also the fourth leading cause of death for adults ages 25 to 44 years old.

While depression and feelings of hopelessness can make life seem impossible, there is hope. Reach out to a crisis resource such as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline if you need immediate assistance, or find a therapist who can help in Westchester, IL.

References:

  1. Leading causes of death: Community health status report 2010. (2010). Cook County Department of Public Health. Retrieved from http://www.cookcountypublichealth.org/files/data-and-reports/chsa/CHSA%20Section%202.pdf 
  2. Westchester, IL. (2017). Data USA. Retrieved from https://datausa.io/profile/geo/westchester-il/#intro
 
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