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You may talk to a counselor at any time.

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SUPPORT GROUPS

LCL provides information on Alcoholics Anonymous and other recovery meetings that are focused on lawyers or recommended by our volunteer members. LCL offers several support groups in our office and via Skype.

AA and 12 Step Support Groups/ Meetings

Family Support Group

Lawyers in Transition

ADD/ADHD Support Group

General Support Group

DO I HAVE A PROBLEM?

If you are concerned for yourself or another and would like to learn more, LCL can help. View our resources on addiction/dependency, mental illness and stress to understand more about the problems that can affect you in the legal profession and the tools, including self-assessments, that are available to you.  Additional resources are available for judges and law studentsYou are not alone.

 

NEWS & EVENTS

Attorneys are more likely to struggle with substance use issues than non-lawyers.  Stigma and shame are often barriers preventing legal professionals from seeking the treatment they need.  This recent New York Times article is a powerful example of one attorney that faced those struggles.

The Lawyer, The Addict


LCL’s Summer Mindfulness Group explores topics related to mindfulness and  causes of and strategies to reduce lawyer stress in an informal setting.  Summer  group dates are July 20 and 27, August 10 and 24; 4:00 P.M. at the LCL office.

We are exploring “Men, Women & Worthiness” by Dr. Brene’ Brown.   Dr. Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Foundation-Brené Brown Endowed Chair at The Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past sixteen years studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy and is the author of three #1 New York Times bestsellers– The Gifts of ImperfectionDaring Greatly, and Rising Strong.   Brené’s TED talk – The Power of Vulnerability – is one of the top five most viewed TED talks in the world with over 30 million views.

 

This is an open group and attendance at every session is not necessary. Phone participation is available.  Contact Annette  for more information.


Sand Creek’s July Online Seminar –
Managing in a Multigenerational Workplace

2017 Summer Sand Paper

 

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The Prevalence of Substance Use and Other Mental Health Concerns Among American Attorneys”, 

published by Journal of Addiction Medicine. [more]

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