HPOU Takes Officer Wellness Seriously with Project Zero

Houston Police Officers’ Union Announces $7,500 Grant to Project Zero for Veteran and First Responder Wellbeing

The Project Zero Alliance (Project Zero) received a generous award of $7,500 from the Houston Police Officers’ Union (HPOU). This significant contribution exemplifies HPOU’s unwavering commitment to the physical and mental wellness of those who serve our community.

Addressing Mental Health Challenges

In an environment where the demands on veterans and first responders can be overwhelming, mental health issues often go unnoticed or unaddressed. Project Zero’s comprehensive mental health program provides essential support services such as counseling, crisis intervention, and resilience training. Their mission is to ensure that every hero receives the care they need to thrive, both in and out of uniform.

The HPOU Commitment

The Houston Police Officers’ Union recognizes the sacrifices made by Houston-area first responders on a daily basis. These heroes face challenges that can take a toll on their mental health, and it is our duty to support them wholeheartedly. By granting $7,500 to Project Zero, HPOU is taking an active stance in enhancing the mental health and wellbeing of our local heroes.

Project Zero Executive Director, Kyle Shutic, shared his thoughts on the grant, saying, “The officers we interact with are acutely aware of the mental health challenges that can affect veterans and first responders. We are humbled to receive support from HPOU to help provide crucial mental health services to those who have served and continue to serve our community. Our hope is that this grant will help further our vital work and reach even more individuals in need.”

Making an Impact

This grant from HPOU will directly contribute to Project Zero’s ability to expand their mental health programs, reach more veterans and first responders, and raise awareness about the importance of mental health support within these communities. By investing in the wellbeing of our local heroes, we are not only showing gratitude for their service but also ensuring they have the resources to lead fulfilling lives beyond their service.

How You Can Help

You can join the Houston Police Officers’ Union and Project Zero in their mission to transform the lives of veterans and first responders. Consider making a donation, volunteering your time, or spreading the word about the vital work these organizations are doing to support our community’s heroes.

For more information about Project Zero and how you can get involved, please visit Project Zero’s website or contact them at info@projzero.com.

About Project Zero

Project Zero’s mission is to transform veteran and first responder wellbeing with a vision of providing a range of programs addressing their mental, physical, and social wellness. Project Zero has been tirelessly working towards creating a service where mental health support is not only accessible but remains cost-free and fully confidential.

For media inquiries or further information, please contact:

Media Contact:

Kyle Shutic
Executive Director, Project Zero
Phone: ‪(832) 356-8865‬
Email: shutic@projzero.com

In a world where our heroes deserve the best support possible, join us on this journey towards a brighter, healthier future for those who have dedicated their lives to keeping us safe.