Entries Tagged as Lawyer Assistance Program
Did You Know Lawyers Suffer From Depression More Often Than the General Public? DC Bar LAP Offers Support GroupBy District of Columbia Bar
Did you know that lawyers suffer from depression more often than the general public? But, for many of us, our mental health can be a difficult thing to talk about.
For D.C. Bar Members: The D.C. Bar Lawyer Assistance Program (LAP) has a free and confidential monthly mental health support group starting Tuesday, September 8th at 12:15 pm.Read More →
Our society promotes all kinds of screening for physical health from skin cancer screenings, breast cancer screenings, and prostrate cancer screenings. We do not think twice when we make a doctor’s appointment and no matter what the ailment, we are weighed, our temperature is taken, and our blood pressure level is checked. We are even willing to fast for 8 to 12 hours in advance of getting blood drawn. It seems careless not to get a screening!Read More →
Despite the recent and costly uptick in opiate misuse (street and prescription), a significant trend in society brings new understanding and fresh practices to our centuries old experience with chemical dependence.Read More →