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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.
*Effective immediately, all LCL group meetings will be virtual. We will inform those who attend in person as we are able.
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 COVID-19 RESOURCES
LCL is committed to supporting well-being in these challenging times. We have created two documents to offer support and information. COVID-19 and Well-Being offers selected and vetted resources. LCL Online and Remote Support and Recovery Resources offers links to meetings and many other options. We are available to take your calls.
LCL is offering three check-in and support opportunities each week through the end of April via Zoom videoconferencing (click here for a .pdf version):
The Path to Well-Being Group, Mondays, 8:45 -10:00 a.m. –
Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/292189703
Lawyers Who Lunch, Wednesdays, noon – 1:00 p.m. –
Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/648940116
Breakfast with LCL, Fridays, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m., –
Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/982344896
LCL’s counseling partner Sand Creek is offering Stressed Out and No Place to Go seminars. Watch Strategies for Working Remotely on 3/26 and Coping with COVID-19 on 3/27.
LCL Stepping Up Breakfast
LCL’s Stepping Up Breakfast has been postponed. We will post a notice as soon as we have a date that is consistent with health care recommendations for safe gatherings.
Application deadline is extended to April 1.
LCL Monday AA Meeting
The meeting takes place at 12:15 p.m. 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, via conference call. Join us 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 – Practicing Mindfulness to Rid Stress
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