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Judges & Lawyers Assistance Program

Judges & Lawyers Assistance Program

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JLAP: What are law firms doing to address well-being issues?

Practicing law is stressful. Stress breeds anxiety, depression, problem drinking and other challenges to being a well-adjusted, successful lawyer. Help can come from many areas, such as friends, family and medical professionals. An American Bar Association-backed task force report recommends law firms should be squarely in this remedial mix.
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IndyBar: Nissa's News

I know that there are several members of our legal community who have experienced the loss of a loved one or cherished colleague and for whom the upcoming holiday season will be different and difficult. Loretta Oleksy, Deputy Director of the Indiana Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program (JLAP), has useful advice to share.
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ABA releases report on improving lawyer well-being

In an effort to reverse a trend toward increasing mental health and addiction issues among legal professionals, several national lawyer well-being groups have partnered together to release a new report, which offers recommendations for both preventing and treating lapses in attorneys’ mental health.
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