Find Therapists and Counselors in Ridgewood, NJ

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About Ridgewood

Ridgewood is a village in Bergen County, New Jersey. It covers 6 square miles. In 2018, Niche ranked Ridgewood as the best place to live in the county. The village was also ranked as the 6th best place to live in the state.

Ridgewood has a population of 26,000 people. The population grew by 3% between 2010 and 2017. The median age in the village is 42 years old.

The racial composition of Ridgewood is 73% white, 15% Asian, 8% Hispanic, and 2% black. Foreign-born people make up 22% of the population. Around 25% of people speak a foreign language at home. Ridgewood is home to 1,200 Korean speakers and 1,100 Spanish speakers.

People in Ridgewood earn a mean annual wage of $72,700. Among adults age 25 and over, 76% have a bachelor’s degree or higher. The homeownership rate in Ridgewood is 77%. Around 4% of residents live below the poverty line.

Mental Health in Ridgewood

Substance use is a growing concern in Bergen County. From 2016 to 2018, there were around 500 reported cases of drug overdose. More than 400 of these cases were related to heroin and opioid use. There were 308 drug overdoses reported in 2017 alone—a third of which were fatal.

City officials created Operation Helping Hand to help residents experiencing drug addiction. Individuals who are arrested for drug-related charges are given the chance to speak to a recovery specialist. If the person consents to receive assistance, they can get referrals to mental health treatment and detox programs. In the most recent iteration of the program (held March 2018), 19 people consented to treatment.

References:

  1. Hubbard, D. (2018, March 20). 111 opioid, heroin overdose deaths in Bergen in 2017: Prosecutor. Ridgewood Patch. Retrieved from https://patch.com/new-jersey/ridgewood/111-opioid-heroin-overdose-deaths-bergen-county-2017
  2. Hubbard, D. (2018, April 11). Ridgewood voted best place to live in Bergen County. Ridgewood Patch. Retrieved from https://patch.com/new-jersey/ridgewood/ridgewood-voted-best-place-live-bergen-county
  3. QuickFacts: Ridgewood village, New Jersey. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/ridgewoodvillagenewjersey/PST045217
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