Lawyer Assistance Program

Lawyer Assistance Program

A free, confidential program for lawyers, judges, and law students who are experiencing problems, such as addiction, mental health symptoms, or stress, which interfere with their personal or professional lives.

LAP Services: Learn about the free, confidential services we offer to D.C. Bar members, judges, and District law students.

Join LAP for a new free service designed for those who would benefit from working with a group in a supportive environment. The Mental Health Support Group meets the second Tuesday of every month at 12:15 p.m. at a downtown Washington, D.C. location. 

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Who We Are: History and mission of the D.C. Bar LAP and Lawyer Assistance Committee.

Substance Abuse: Self–assessments, articles, and other resources about addiction and substance abuse.

Mental Health: Resources related to depression, anxiety, stress, and other mental health disorders.

Wellness: Get help managing stress, compulsive behaviors, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD), etc.

For Law Students: Resources, links, and further reading designed specifically for law students.

Stories of Recovery: Words of inspiration and hope.

FAQs: When to seek help and other frequently asked questions.

Volunteer Opportunities: How can you help the Lawyer Assistance Program?

Contact Information: How to reach a D.C. Bar Lawyer Assistance Program counselor and other area resources.