Find Therapists and Counselors in Lawrence, IN

Find a Therapist in Lawrence, IN

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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.

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About Lawrence

The city of Lawrence is located in Marion County, Indiana. It covers a land area of 20 square miles. Lawrence has a population of 49,000 people. There was a 6% increase in the number of residents from 2010 to 2016. 

The population of Lawrence is 57% white, 27% black, 11% Hispanic, and 1% Asian. Nearly 7% of city residents were born in a foreign country. Twelve percent of people living in Lawrence speak a foreign language at home. There are 5,000 Spanish speakers in the city.

Lawrence is home to over 3,400 veterans. Eighty-seven percent of residents age 25 and over have completed their high school education. Of this group, 32% have at least a bachelor’s degree.

People in Lawrence earn an average salary of $25,800 per year. The median household income is $48,700. The homeownership rate is 64%. In Lawrence, 17% of residents live below the poverty line.

Mental Health in Lawrence

Substance use and abuse have increased among residents of Marion County. Between 2010 and 2018, the number of fatal overdoses almost quadrupled. Over 80% of drug overdoses involve some sort of opioid (most often fentanyl). There has also been an increase in the use of cocaine and methamphetamine.

Suicide is also a major issue in the county. Marion County reports the highest number of suicides in the state each year. Between 2006 and 2010, there were nearly 600 deaths due to suicide. Between 2011 and 2015, the number increased to 679. 

Access to mental health care is limited in some areas of Marion County. In Lawrence, for example, 16% of residents do not have health insurance.

References:

  1. Lange, K. (2017, May 9). Lawmakers hope to limit youth suicide. IndyStar. Retrieved from https://www.indystar.com/story/news/politics/2017/03/09/lawmakers-hope-limit-youth-suicide/98898982
  2. Lawrence, IN. (n.d.). Data USA. Retrieved from https://datausa.io/profile/geo/lawrence-in
  3. QuickFacts: Lawrence city, Indiana. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/lawrencecityindiana
  4. Ray, B. (2018, May 17). Drug overdose deaths continue to rise in Marion County. Retrieved from https://blogs.iu.edu/speaindy/2018/05/17/drug-overdose-deaths-continue-to-rise-in-marion-county
  5. Suicide in Indiana report: 2011-2015. (2017). Indiana State Department of Health. Retrieved from https://www.in.gov/isdh/files/Suicide_Report_2017_final_revised7.10.17.pdf