Mental Health Support for Peace Officers: El Paso Sheriff’s Office Launches New Program

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

Sheriff Richard D. Wiles has proposed a mental health program for officers at the El Paso Sheriff’s office. The program aims to support the mental well-being of peace officers and deputies by providing individual and group therapy sessions, as well as specialized treatments such as animal therapy and art therapy.

The initiative will be funded through a grant award, and if approved, the program will be in effect from March 2024 through March 2025. This is an ongoing story, and updates will be provided as more information becomes available.

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