Find Therapists and Counselors in Towson, MD

Find a Therapist in Towson, MD

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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 Towson

Towson is the administrative center of Baltimore County, Maryland. It has a land area of 14 square miles. The community is named after Ezekiel Towson, who arrived in the area in 1750. 

Towson has a population of 58,000 people. The racial composition of the population is 75% white, 14% black, 5% Asian, and 4% Hispanic. Sixty-three percent of residents over age 25 have earned a bachelor’s degree. The city has over 2,600 veterans.

Ten percent of Towson residents are foreign-born. Over 11% speak a foreign language at home. Towson is home to 1,500 Spanish speakers and 600 Chinese speakers.

People in Towson earn an average salary of $41,700 per year. The median household income is $77,700. Fifty-eight percent of families in the community own their home. Almost 13% of Towson residents live in poverty.

Mental Health in Towson

The rising cost of health care for the 1,200 inmates at the Baltimore County jail in Towson is a concern for county officials. A growing number of inmates are affected by mental health issues, opioid addiction, and chronic diseases. In 2007, an estimated 25% of inmates in Baltimore County jail needed mental health services. By 2017, that figure had grown to 50%.

The county is considering hiring a private company to provide dental, medical, and mental health services for inmates. The estimated cost of these health services is over $10 million. Officials cite the opioid epidemic as a key factor in rising expenses.

References:

  1. Baltimore County facing higher costs for inmate care due to addiction, mental health services. (2017, September 5). The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-county/bs-md-co-jail-medical-contract-20170831-story.html
  2. QuickFacts: Towson CDP, Maryland. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/towsoncdpmaryland,MD/PST045216
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