Wednesday marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Month in the U.S. It arrives at a time when law firm leaders are increasingly keyed in to the high stakes surrounding mental health issues in the profession.

At Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, chairman David Greenwald sent an email to the firm Wednesday announcing the launch of a formal wellness program, Living Well at Fried Frank, in which the firm is addressing the three connected areas of mental health, fitness and nutrition, and work/life integration.