Rehab for Police Officers
Police officers – particularly those on patrol – never know when they might be put in a life-threatening situation. A routine traffic stop or burglar alarm check can become deadly in the blink of an eye, leading to a tremendous amount of consistent stress about their personal safety and those around them.
Patrol officers, detectives and police administrators alike also frequently carry the burden of unsolved cases, traumatic events, “survivor’s guilt”, a high workload and other stresses that can lead some police officers to turn to drugs or alcohol as a coping mechanism.
Addiction and Police Officers
One prominent author in Law Enforcement Today estimated that as many as 25 percent of police officers suffer from alcoholism or substance abuse problems. Though trauma and stress can build up quickly, the most common profile we see is an officer with 10 or more years of service.
Therapy for Police Officers
Our program helps officers address the underlying trauma and stress to help them overcome their addiction and/or manage a mental illness. We work with employee assistance programs, union programs and other law enforcement organizations to assist police officers in comfortably transitioning back to their careers.
Recovery involves not only your loved one, but your family as well, which is why we include families in our program as much as possible to help heal the entire family unit. If your loved one is a police officer in need of addiction or mental health treatment, the time to seek help is now. Get in touch with our experienced, helpful team to find answers to your questions.