New Mental Health Program Proposed for El Paso Sheriff’s Officers: Promoting the Well-being of Peace Officers and Deputies through Therapy and Artistic Expressions

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 officers, which aims to improve the mental well-being of peace officers and deputies. The program will offer individual and group therapy sessions, as well as specialized treatments such as animal therapy and art therapy. The initiative is being funded through a grant award.

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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