As we examine mental health in the legal industry, we are aiming to shine a light on mental illness, addiction, stress and well-being; destigmatize the issue; and identify methods to effectuate change.
Dan Packel | June 17, 2019
Forty firms out of the Am Law 200 offered details on the steps they're taking to improve mental health and wellness among attorneys and staff.
Lizzy McLellan | May 30, 2019
A "'power-through' culture is killing the legal industry. It’s literally killing humans as well," one wellness consultant said.
Lizzy McLellan | May 28, 2019
“The things that make you successful professionally can make you sick emotionally,” says wellness consultant Jarrett Green.
Lizzy McLellan | May 27, 2019
“If they had just given me a couple days to sleep for 15 hours, I would have been a different person,” said one attorney-turned psychotherapist.
Leigh Jones Vanessa Blum | May 12, 2019
Law.com’s Minds Over Matters project seeks to shed light on the mental health challenges in the legal profession. In this episode of Legal Speak, you'll hear from Law.com journalists who have covered news involving lawyers suffering from mental health problems and their takeaways from handling those stories.
Lizzy McLellan Dan Packel Dylan Jackson Susan DeSantis | May 12, 2019
Attorneys in every type of practice may struggle with poor mental health and substance abuse. Here are five lawyers from all different backgrounds who found support to overcome their illnesses.
Joanna Litt | November 12, 2018
The wife of Sidley Austin partner Gabe MacConaill shares her story.
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