• Most police officers never seek mental health care, despite apparent need

    11 days ago - By Healio

    Routine mental health screening of police officers may be warranted in law enforcement agencies, according to results of a survey study published in JAMA Network Open.
    “Evidence suggests that exposure to law enforcement work is associated with increases in many forms of stress, including physical, psychosocial and anticipatory stress,” Katelyn K. Jetelina, MPH, PhD, of the department of epidemiology, human genetics and environmental sciences at the University of Texas Health Science Center, and colleagues wrote. “Officers are exposed to traumatic calls for service on a daily
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