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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

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National Mental Health Day for Law Schools

OCT 10 is National Mental Health Day for Law Schools. COLAP is hosting a special YOUTUBE LIVE presentation:

"To Hell and Back: One Lawyer's Path to Recovery."

For more information click on the link above.


NJLAP Lawyer Well Being ENewsletter

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

 Click on the link above to read "Happiness and Fun at Work: For Lawyers"

Confidentially subscribe to future editions:

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

click the link above for more information


ABA Student Lawyer Issue on Well Being

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Special thanks to NJ Association for Justice, for the article

about NJLAP's approaching 25 year anniversary

in the current "In Brief" newsletter! We'll be at their Meadowlands Seminar Nov. 15-16.

Come in and talk to us
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

Gambling

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.