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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. Call 651-646-5590 for information or to register.
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 students. You are not alone.
NEWS & EVENTS
May CLE: Why is Mental Health an Ethics Issue?
Tuesday, May 28, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. at the LCL office.
Six Sources of Well-Being
All Lawyers, Judges and Law Students are welcome to attend LCL’s The Path to Lawyer Well-Being Toolkit Group each Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. The Path to Lawyer Well-Being series explores and builds skills for thriving in each dimension of lawyer well-being: Intellectual, Occupational, Emotional, Social, Physical and Spiritual.
End Your Workday with Yoga
The next HCBA Yoga Club class is Wednesday, May 22, at 5:00 pm, at the HCBA offices in City Center. This is a free, donation-based class with all donations going directly to Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one. All are welcome, even if you are not a member of the HCBA, even if you are not an attorney, even if you have never tried yoga. For more information, please contact: www.matthewfoli.com
Suicide Prevention: Every Lawyer’s Opportunity
What are the signs and what can I say? This article will provide some guidance on reducing our risk.
LCL now offers a monthly Discipline and Practice Group. This confidential group focuses on the experience of facing professional conduct and bar admission issues. Contact LCL to register or if you have any questions.
LAWYER WELL-BEING: A CALL TO ACTION
Minnesota and national well-being resources can assist individuals and organizations with strategies and practices. LCL provides training and guidance to organizations that wish to consider these recommendations.
The Minnesota Supreme Court has created a web page for lawyer well-being. It includes materials from the Court’s recent Conference, A Call to Action on Lawyer Well-Being.
The National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being (which includes the ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs and other entities) hes developed comprehensive and groundbreaking initiatives and resources. Please note, these are best viewed using Explorer or Chrome browsers.
♦ The Path to Lawyer Well-Being: Practical Recommendations for Positive Change, follows reports on impairment in the legal profession and issues a call to action.
♦ The Well-Being Toolkit for Lawyers and Legal Employers offers resources and focused exercises and serves as a guide for LCL’s Well-Being group.
♦ The ABA Working Group to Advance Well-Being in the Legal Profession, the successor to the Task Force, has published a Well-Being Pledge for legal employers.
Sand Creek’s Online Seminar – Healthy Mind Toolkit
Having a healthy lifestyle leads the way to having more energy, being more productive, and being empowered to do more, and do it better. Scheduling time to improve your wellbeing with small and simple steps can have a large positive impact on your life.
This session will help participants learn practices for restful sleep, balanced nutrition, healthy relationships, regular mindfulness practice, and more, as practical tools in their “healthy mind toolkit”.
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Sand Creek Workplace Wellness Newsletter- Sand Paper Spring 2019
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