D.C. Bar Lawyer Assistance Program Contact Information

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Dial 988 for Crisis Services if you, or someone you care about, are experiencing a mental health crisis or suicidal thoughts.

Click here to chat online with Crisis Services.

Dial 911 for a medical or life-threatening emergency.

If you would like to know more about the program or if you have questions, please contact Denise Perme, manager, Lawyer Assistance Program, at 202-347-3131 or [email protected].

To speak to an LAP counselor, please call our confidential line at 202-347-3131 or e-mail [email protected].

District of Columbia Bar
Lawyer Assistance Program
901 4th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Lawyer Assistance Program Sites Nationwide

Nearly every bar in the country has a lawyer assistance program similar to the D.C. Bar Lawyer Assistance Program. These programs provide help to troubled lawyers as well as offering a wealth of information on addiction, mental health, stress, and the legal profession. The individual state sites below are featured due to their proximity to D.C. or the content of their site. For additional state bar programs, visit ABA's Directory of State LAPs.

American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs

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