Find Therapists and Counselors in Tacoma, WA

Find a Therapist in Tacoma, WA

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About Tacoma

Tacoma is the seat of Pierce County, Washington. It is located on Commencement Bay of Puget Sound and has a land area of 50 square miles. The city was incorporated in 1884. 

Tacoma is home to 211,000 people. More than 19,000 military veterans live in the city. The ethnic composition of Tacoma is 60% white, 12% Hispanic, 10% black, and 9% Asian.

Thirteen percent of Tacoma residents are foreign-born. Over 19% of people in the city speak a foreign language at home. Approximately 13,700 Spanish speakers and 4,100 Vietnamese speakers live in Tacoma. 

Roughly half of families in Tacoma own their home. Twenty-seven percent of residents who are older than 25 have earned a bachelor’s degree. The median household income is $53,600. Approximately 18% Tacoma residents live below the poverty line.

Mental Health in Tacoma

The city of Tacoma has increased the sales tax by 0.1% to help fund addiction programs, mental health programs, and other social services. Over 14% of Tacoma residents under age 65 do not have medical insurance. By increasing access to care, the city hopes to reduce the long-term costs associated with addiction. 

Tacoma is the first city in the state of Washington to partner with Crisis Text Line, a texting service allowing people to contact trained professionals for help. The service is available for residents experiencing depression, self-harm, domestic violence, and other concerns. Counselors can help residents stabilize their emotions and address their crises safely.   

References:

  1. City of Tacoma partners to provide crisis text line in Tacoma. (2017, May 18). Retrieved from http://www.cityoftacoma.org/cms/one.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=128207
  2. QuickFacts: Tacoma city, Washington. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/tacomacitywashington/PST045216
  3. Substance use disorders and mental health treatment. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.cityoftacoma.org/cms/one.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=5716
  4. Tacoma, WA. (n.d.). Data USA. Retrieved from https://datausa.io/profile/geo/tacoma-wa
  5. Tacoma. (n.d.). Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/place/Tacoma