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The Path to Lawyer Well-Being: Practical Recommendations for Positive Change

This is a new report that calls for major stakeholders to get involved first-hand in a mission to support the wellness and mental health of judges, lawyers, and law students.

 

The Prevalence of Substance Use and other Mental Health Concerns Among American Attorneys

A recent CNN segment focused on the high rate of suicide among attorneys.  New Hampshire has thankfully not experienced these high numbers; however even one life lost, is one too many.  Here is an insightful article written by Dan Wise, editor of the NH Bar News and Communications Director of NH Bar Association, upon the loss of a beloved NH Bar Member. . .  “A Young Attorney’s Legacy is a Lesson for Troubled Lawyers”

The Depressed Lawyer: Why Are So Many Lawyers So Unhappy?”

How Did I Get Here? By Laura Gatrell: A LAP director’s unexpected reaction to working with lawyers

lawyerswithdepression.com: An excellent resource created by lawyer Dan Lukasik

“Can We Finally Talk About the Elephant in the Room?: Mental Health of Lawyers”

“Money Can’t Buy Happiness: Lawyers in prestige positions aren’t as happy as those in public service jobs, study finds”

“How to Mindfully Make Important Life Decisions”

“The Lawyer, The Addict”