Find Therapists and Counselors in Santa Fe, NM

Find a Therapist in Santa Fe, NM

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About Santa Fe

Santa Fe is the seat of Santa Fe County and the capital of New Mexico. It is the fourth largest city in the state and covers 46 square miles. Situated at 7,000 feet above sea level, it is the highest capital in the United States. Santa Fe is the second oldest city in the nation after being founded in 1610.

Santa Fe has a population of 84,000 people. Fifteen percent of residents are foreign born. The racial composition of the population is 54% Hispanic, 40% white, 2% Native American, and 2% Asian. Roughly 27,000 people in Santa Fe speak Spanish.

Eighty-seven percent of residents in Santa Fe over the age of 25 have graduated from high school, and 41% have a bachelor’s degree. The median household income is $51,600. In Santa Fe, 17% of residents live below the poverty line.

Santa Fe is one of nine cities in the world to be chosen by UNESCO as a Creative City. More than 1 million people visit Santa Fe each year to experience its culture, ancient traditions, and art.  

Mental Health in Santa Fe

In 2015, suicide was a leading cause of death for New Mexican youth aged 15-19. An estimated 9.7% of Santa Fe County youth attempted suicide. Over 4% of county youth were injured in suicide attempts. 

Drug abuse is also a concern in the area. Santa Fe County has 32 drug overdose deaths per 100,000 people. This is almost double the U.S. rate of 16 overdose deaths per 100,000 people. Male county residents are roughly 1.5 times more likely to die from drug overdose than female residents.

References:

  1. About Santa Fe. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.santafenm.gov/about_santa_fe
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  3. New Mexico suicide rate sees drop after years of increase. (2017, September 16). The Santa Fe New Mexican. Retrieved from http://www.santafenewmexican.com/news/health_and_science/new-mexico-suicide-rate-sees-drop-after-years-of-increase/article_7fff058c-d828-5f7b-8f6d-93b88e95467c.html
  4. QuickFacts: Santa Fe city, New Mexico. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/santafecitynewmexico/PST045217
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