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.