November 01, 2019 Feature

The Value in the 3 Ps of Wellness: Peer Programs for Prosecutors

Mary Ashley

It was just another busy Monday morning, rushing into the office with an already full agenda on my mind. I exchanged the usual pleasantries that we all do as we pass colleagues, in between texts and emails on my cell phone. I was half listening and continuously moving towards the entrance to our six-story office building. Eye contact hardly played a role. I passed a fellow prosecutor who I vaguely knew but had never personally worked with over the past two decades. The dialogue was standard. I said, “Good morning; how was your weekend?” as I dashed past him on into the elevator. It was while hitting the appropriate floor button that I heard him say something to the effect of, “Not very good.”

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