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    Lawyer Studies


    1. A landmark study reveals substantial and widespread levels of problem drinking and other behavioral health problems in the US legal profession.

    2. The Path to Lawyer Well-Being: Practical Recommendations for Positive Change, aimed at addressing the problem of substance use and mental health disorders of lawyers.



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    Videos, Podcasts

    1. The Besden Redemption: A remarkable story of a lawyer's crippling addiction, and ultimately, redemption.

    2. Voices of Recovery:  Podcasts about Lawyer Recovery, a new episode every two weeks

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Latest News & Updates

Networkers Without Borders August 2019 Meeting Will Not Be Held

Being in transition is no day at the beach! But taking some time to rest and recharge is important. So, this month, Networkers Without Borders is calling a Beach Day for August 24. We will get back together on September 28, 29019 with more great programs! Will we "see you in September?"

NJLAP Lawyer Well Being ENewsletter

cool  The Late Summer edition of "Balance," NJLAP's e-newsletter is NOW LIVE!

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What does Well Being mean to you? Has NJLAP helped you with a well being issue?

Your story could help another attorney seek assistance. We'd love to hear from you, and share your story, anonymously,

with other NJ attorneys. email us or call 800-246-5527 and ask for Noreen


Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation's Butler Center for Research Releases Findings on Women and Alcohol

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ABA Student Lawyer Issue on Well Being

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Confidentiality is assured

The security of NJLAP's clients is assured by NJ Supreme Court Rule.

Depression, Stress, Anxiety

When it comes to stress, whether you think it is harmful or helpful, you are right.

Alcohol and substance use

Substance use risk factors for attorney, recent study results.

Your law career

Solo and small practice issues, benefits of volunteering, NJLAP's networking group


NJLAP and APTPG, ways to reach out for help.

Senior attorneys

The process of closing a practice, succession planning, memory loss.

Groups, events
LCL Meetings

Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (LCL) are statewide self-help groups for attorneys.

Networkers Without Borders

Networking group for attorneys, judges, law students and other attorneys in transition.

Men's Special LAP

NJLAP's long-standing, monthly support group for male attorneys with depression.

NJLAP Women's Group

Combines support group for women in recovery and other issues.

LGBT LCL Meetings

LCL-based meetings for LGBTQ attorneys.

Presentations, Events

Dates and times of upcoming CLE presentations and other events.