Mental Health Challenges in New York City
- Veterans and PTSD: Two hundred and thirty thousand veterans live in New York, and one in four are estimated to have post-traumatic stress disorder and/or major depression related to their military experience. As a mental health counselor, you can help veterans treat trauma from their military experiences.
- New York City Homeless Populations: 35 percent of NYC Department of Homeless Services shelter clients have a mental illness, and close to 40 percent of people who live on the streets of New York City have a mental illness. Counselors can help the homeless population thrive by providing much-needed support and connecting them to additional resources.
How to Become a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York City
Why Counseling@NYU Mental Health Counseling?
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