Find Therapists and Counselors in Wichita, KS

Find a Therapist in Wichita, KS

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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 Wichita

Wichita is the administrative center of Sedgwick County and the largest city in Kansas. It is located on the Arkansas River and has a land area of 159 square miles. The city has 389,900 inhabitants, 24,900 of whom are veterans.

The racial composition of the Wichita population is 63% white, 17% Hispanic, 12% black, and 6% Asian. Ten percent of the population is foreign-born. Approximately 17% of Wichita residents speak a foreign language at home. An estimated 38,800 Spanish speakers, 8,500 Vietnamese speakers, and 1,500 Arabic speakers live in Wichita.

People in Wichita earn an average annual wage of $25,700. Around 29% of people over age 25 have a bachelor’s degree. Sixty percent of Wichita families own their home. Roughly 17% of residents live in poverty.

Mental Health in Wichita

In 2015, the suicide rate in Sedgwick County was more than 13 per 100,000 residents. A total of 68 county residents committed suicide that year. In 2016, the number of suicides increased to 91. Sedgwick County’s 2016 suicide rate of 18 per 100,000 residents was significantly higher than the national average.

Suicide in Sedgwick County is most common among people age 25 to 54. Men are more likely to commit suicide than women. Health officials believe economic hardship may play a role in the number of local suicides. Residents with a mental health emergency can go to the community crisis center in Wichita.

References:

  1. QuickFacts: Wichita city, Kansas. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/wichitacitykansas/PST045216
  2. ‘The highest rate on record’: Sedgwick County suicide deaths spike. (2017, September 6). The Wichita Eagle. Retrieved from http://www.kansas.com/living/health-fitness/article171536802.html 
  3. Wichita. (n.d.). Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/place/Wichita-Kansas
  4. Wichita, KS. (n.d.). Data USA. Retrieved from https://datausa.io/profile/geo/wichita-ks