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Resources available for those seeking mental health help

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Coming up on News 5 at 5:00. the death of co-worker is traumatic and after a tough two months for law enforcement officers in Colorado, there are resources available for officers.

A change to the worker's compensation act allows peace officers and other professionals to get benefits on the grounds of PTSD.

News 5's Andy Koen talks to mental health professionals about the value of these resources, and what those who are struggling can do to reach out for help.

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