El Paso Sheriff Proposes Mental Health Program for Officers: A Step Towards Prioritizing Well-Being and Supporting Deputies

Vote on Mental Health Program for Sheriff’s Office by El Paso County Commissioners

The El Paso Sheriff’s office has proposed a mental health program for its officers, with Sheriff Richard D. Wiles submitting the agenda item to Commissioners Court for approval. The program aims to support the mental well-being of peace officers and deputies by offering individual and group therapy sessions, as well as specialized treatments such as animal therapy and art therapy. Funding for this initiative comes from a grant award, as stated in the agenda item documents.

If approved, the program will be in effect from March 2024 through March 2025. This is a developing story, and updates will be provided as more information becomes available.

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The El Paso Sheriff’s office has proposed a mental health program for its officers, with Sheriff Richard D. Wiles submitting the agenda item to Commissioners Court for approval. The program aims to support the mental well-being of peace officers and deputies by offering individual and group therapy sessions, as well as specialized treatments such as…

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