Thursday, February 4, 2016

LAWYERS AND MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE ISSUES






In "Easy Rider", it was funny for a while. In real life, it is not.

A small minority of lawyers openly acknowledge prior or existing substance or mental health conditions, problem drinking and mental health concerns. But according to a recent and comprehensive landmark study of U.S. lawyers, called “The Prevalence of Substance Use and Other Mental Health Concerns among American Attorneys,”many lawyers are not seeking the help they need.

See http://journals.lww.com/journaladdictionmedicine/Fulltext/2016/02000/The_Prevalence_of_Substance_Use_and_Other_Mental.8.aspx

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