Find Therapists and Counselors in Wake Forest, NC

Find a Therapist in Wake Forest, NC

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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 Wake Forest

Wake Forest is a town in North Carolina. The town is located mostly in Wake County, though parts of it run into Franklin County. It covers 15 square miles. 

Wake Forest has a population of 42,000 people. The population increased by 40% from 2010 to 2017. Among residents age 25 or older, 54% have a bachelor’s degree or higher. 

The racial composition of Wake Forest is 75% white, 14% black, 5% Hispanic, and 2% Asian. Foreign-born people account for 6% of the population. An estimated 98% of people in the town are American citizens.

People in Wake Forest take home an average annual wage of $33,700. The median household income is $81,200. The homeownership rate in Wake Forest is 70%. Roughly 7% of residents live in poverty.

Mental Health in Wake Forest

In 2015, the Wake County Sheriff’s Office and the Wake County Human Services established a Drug Overdose Prevention Coalition. The coalition aims to help stem the rising incidence of heroin and opioid overdoses in the county. It educates residents on drug addiction and assists with the treatment of individuals who overdose. 

Since the start of 2018, there has been an expansion of inpatient mental health services in Wake County. 124 new psychiatric beds are now available across three hospitals in the county. This represents an increase of close to 50% over the previous year.

References:

  1. Debruyn, J. (2018, July 6). Wake County sees big uptick in mental health crisis services. Retrieved from http://www.wunc.org/post/wake-county-sees-big-uptick-mental-health-crisis-services#stream/0
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  3. QuickFacts: Wake Forest town, North Carolina. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/wakeforesttownnorthcarolina/PST045217
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