The effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on emotional well-being have yet to be fully accounted for and will last as long as the virus. Here, Morgan Lewis Director of Employee Well-Being Krista Larson and Eric Webber, certified alcohol and drug counselor and senior clinical advisor for the Legal/Executive Professionals programs at Caron Treatment Centers, explore the effects we’ve seen so far, including an increase in behavioral health issues and substance misuse, and strategies for legal professionals navigating the transition to post-pandemic life.

Krista Larson: How has the pandemic affected behavioral health overall? What kinds of changes are you seeing in your respective practices and in the challenges your clients are facing?