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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.
A General Support Group meets monthly: October 16, November 20 and December 18 at 12:30 p.m. at LCL. 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
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.
Treat Yourself to Some Stress Relief The HCBA Yoga Club is offering a free (voluntary donation-based) class at the HCBA offices led by Matthew Foli. All levels of experience are welcome. This can be your very first yoga class, no one will even know. Please bring a yoga mat, if you can. Future HCBA yoga classes will be held on Wednesday, December 19th, 12:00 – 12:45 p.m. All donations are given to Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers.
LCL offers a GENERAL SUPPORT GROUP. The next one will be 12/18 at 12:30 p.m. Call 651-646-5590 for information.
LCL is offering a new Discipline and Practice Group. This 6-week, confidential group will focus 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
The ABA Working Group to Advance Well-Being in the Legal Profession has published a Well-Being Pledge for legal employers. LCL provides training to organizations that wish to consider these recommendations. The ABA has released a groundbreaking and comprehensive report, The Path to Lawyer Well-Being: Practical Recommendations for Positive Change, created by a coalition of entities within and outside the ABA. UPDATE: The ABA has just published a Well-Being Toolkit for Lawyers and Legal Employers to accompany the report. **Please note – these reports are best viewed using the Explorer or Chrome browsers.
Sand Creek’s Online Seminar – Just Ask! Asking for What You Need
When you don’t communicate your needs it can lead to frustration and feelings of resentment. Whether it’s a promotion you deserve or more support from your partner with household duties, your Employee Assistance Program is available anytime, any day, to help you ask for what you need.
CLICK: Work-Life Wellness Login
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