There are no specific mental health issues in your past that the NYPD would automatically disqualify you for. Each Candidate’s mental health history is considered on a case by case basis. However, all Candidate’s with a history of mental health issues, should be prepared to answer any and all questions about their mental health diagnoses, including past and/or present treatment(s), any therapy and/or medications they may have received, the circumstances and symptoms surrounding their mental health history, and how each of these items have affected both their past and present situation.
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If you failed your NYPD Psychological Evaluation or have been disqualified for any reason and would like to schedule a free consultation, please contact Kevin Sheerin at 516.248.0040.
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-How Your Psychological History Affects the NYPD Hiring Process