Fort Worth Police Officer Association Focuses on Mental Health

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The Star-Telegram reports that the Fort Worth Police Officer Association (FWPOA) is focusing on the mental health of their officers who might be reluctant to get assistance after traumatic experiences. Officers experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are struggling to cope with job-related pressures, leading to suicide.

FWPOA works with other organizations like 22 Kill and Stay the Course to offer mental health counseling for veterans. The name of the organization 22 Kill references the 22 veterans who take their own lives every day.

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