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Minds Over Matters: An Examination of Mental Health in the Legal Profession

Law.com has embarked on a yearlong investigation into mental health across every sector of the legal profession. Over the course of 12 months, we will aim to shine a light on mental health, addiction, stress and well-being; destigmatize the issue; and identify methods to effectuate change.

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Recent years have seen a welcome increase in attention to the topic of mental health in the legal profession. Nearly everyone agrees there is a problem, with study after study showing alarmingly high levels of anxiety, depression and substance abuse among attorneys.

Various commentators have proposed solutions, and most of that advice is good, but some of it is not. Unfortunately, the recent article ”‘Ian Was No Different From You’: Wife Says Legal Marketer’s Suicide Is a Lesson in Addressing Mental Health Challenges,” by Marny Morrison Turvill, falls into the latter category.

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