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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
LCL Monday AA Meeting
The meeting takes place at 12:15 p.m. at the LCL office and by phone. You may call 651-646-5590 for the conference call details.
The Path to Lawyer Well-Being Group
LCL’s Path to Lawyer Well Being Group meets weekly in Minneapolis. The next session begins February 3rd, 2020 at 8:45 a.m. Join us across the river as we build our well-being skills.
The ABA has released “Fear Not: Speaking Out to End Stigma“, a video with a strong Minnesota connection.
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.
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 – Examining Relationships: Healthy vs. Unhealthy
Stronger relationships in the workplace typically means more collaboration, happier co-workers, higher productivity, and less burnout. However, when workplace relationships are unhealthy, it could mean the opposite. Bullying in the workplace is not okay, but receiving legitimate feedback or a disciplinary action is. Building strong relationships, whether they are family or romantic, friend or professional, can have a positive impact on your life.
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