Find Therapists and Counselors in Virginia Beach, VA

Find a Therapist in Virginia Beach, VA

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About Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach is an independent city in the state of Virginia. It is located on the Atlantic coast near Chesapeake Bay. Virginia Beach has a land area of 249 square miles. The city was incorporated in 1952.

Virginia Beach has 453,000 inhabitants, including 58,000 military veterans. Roughly 7% of residents under age 65 have a disability. Thirty-four percent of residents over age 25 have a bachelor’s degree.

Foreign-born people make up 9% of the city’s population. The ethnic composition of Virginia Beach is 63% white, 19% black, 8% Hispanic or Latinx, and 7% Asian. Twelve percent of residents speak a foreign language at home. Virginia Beach is home to 18,300 Spanish speakers, 11,900 Tagalog speakers, and 2,400 Chinese speakers.

People in Virginia Beach take home an average annual wage of $33,300. The median household income is $67,700. Sixty-three percent of families own their home. Eight percent of Virginia Beach residents live in poverty.

Mental Health in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach provides a variety of mental health programs and interventions for its residents. The Crisis Stabilization Program provides care to non-hospitalized adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis. The objective of the program is to avoid hospitalization by using step-up or step-down care services. The city also has Crisis Intervention Teams (CITs) that reduce negative interactions between police officers and residents with mental health concerns.

Although local mental health programs are in place, access to care is a concern for some individuals in Virginia Beach. Roughly 11% of city residents do not have health insurance.

References:

  1. Crisis response. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/human-services/behavioral-health/Pages/Crisis-Response.aspx
  2. QuickFacts: Virginia Beach city, Virginia (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/virginiabeachcityvirginia/PST045216
  3. Virginia Beach. (n.d.). Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/place/Virginia-Beach
  4. Virginia Beach, VA. (n.d.). Data USA. Retrieved from https://datausa.io/profile/geo/virginia-beach-va