Find Therapists and Counselors in Bronx, NY

Find a Therapist in Bronx, NY

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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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Rest assured there are qualified therapists in Bronx who can treat a variety of concerns, including family conflict, relationship issues, anxiety, or depression. With our directory, the right therapist is easy to find.

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About the Bronx

The Bronx is a borough in New York City, New York. It covers 42 square miles. The Bronx is the northernmost of New York City’s five boroughs and the only one located on the mainland. The borough was incorporated into New York City in 1898.

The Bronx has a population of 1.5 million people. The population grew by 6% from 2010 to 2017. An estimated 81% of people in the borough are American citizens. 

The racial composition of the Bronx is 56% Hispanic, 30% black, 9% white, and 4% Asian. Foreign-born residents account for 35% of the population. Nearly 59% of residents speak a language other than English at home. The Bronx is home to 623,000 Spanish speakers.

People in the Bronx earn a mean annual wage of $18,900. The median household income is $35,300. Roughly 29% of residents live below the poverty line.

Mental Health in the Bronx

Substance abuse is an issue in the Bronx. In 2016, 344 Bronx residents died from drug overdoses, double the number from 2010. The Bronx saw more overdose deaths than any other borough in New York City.

Depression is also a serious concern for Bronx residents. In 2014, almost 15% of adults in the Bronx reported a history of depression. Women had a higher prevalence rates than men (17% vs 10%). Hispanic and non-Hispanic white individuals were more likely to have a history of depression than other racial/ethnic groups. In 2015, the percentage of youths attempting suicide increased by 25% compared to 2003. 

Access to mental health care is a problem for some individuals in the Bronx. Over 9% of residents do not have any health insurance. Of the residents insured by Medicaid, 91% live in areas where there is a shortage of mental health providers.

References:

  1. Bronx. (n.d.). Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/place/Bronx-borough-New-York-City
  2. Bronx community health dashboard: Mental health. (2018, January 23). Retrieved from https://www.montefiore.org/documents/communityservices/OCPH-Dashboard-Mental-Health.pdf
  3. Bronx County, NY. (n.d.). Data USA. Retrieved from https://datausa.io/profile/geo/bronx-county-ny
  4. Del Real, J. A. (2017, October 12). The Bronx’s quiet, brutal war with opiods. The New York Times. Retrieved from https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/12/nyregion/bronx-heroin-fentanyl-opioid-overdoses.html
  5. QuickFacts: Bronx County (Bronx Borough), New York. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/bronxcountybronxboroughnewyork/PST045217
  6. Svab, Petr. (2016, December 18). Bronx battles opioid addiction as death rate soars. The Epoch Times. Retrieved from https://www.theepochtimes.com/bronx-battles-opioid-addiction-as-death-rate-soars_2168731.html