Mental Health Resources for Lawyers

CBA Resources:


On Demand Video:
Thriving in Challenging Times (1.00 IL PR-MCLE Mental Health and Substance Abuse Credit, 5/28/2020)
How To...Maintain Wellness While Working From Home (0.50 IL PR-MCLE Mental Health and Substance Abuse Credit, 5/19/2020)
Your Best Thinking in the Worst Situations (1.00 IL PR-MCLE Mental Health and Substance Abuse Credit, 5/11/2020)
Keeping It Together Working From Home (0.25 IL PR-MCLE Mental Health and Substance Abuse Credit, 4/16/2020)
Real Solutions for Lawyer Wellness (1.00 IL PR-MCLE Mental Health and Substance Abuse Credit, 4/2/2020)
How To..Boost Your Wellness During the Winter Home Stretch (0.50 IL PR-MCLE Mental Health and Substance Abuse Credit, 2/4/2020)
How To..Maintain Your Summer Mindset for a Healthier Practice Year-Round (No MCLE)
Tech Apps to PowerUP Today’s Attorney (No MCLE)

CBA @theBar Podcasts:
The Overcoming Loneliness Edition (April 2020)
The Keep Calm and Lawyer On Edition: A Candid Discussion about Mental Health and Addiction in the Legal Profession (October 2019)

CBA Articles:
No More Fear, No More Fright: How Attorneys Can Use Their Might When Facing Failure (CBA Record Magazine, March/April 2020)
Maintain Health, Maintain Balance: Concrete Tips for Maintain Physical Health as an Attorney (CBA Record Magazine, March/April 2020)
Mindfulness and Meditation in Times of Isolation (CBA Blog, April 2020)
How to become a “Resilient Lawyer” with the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism (CBA Blog, February 2020)
The Importance of Mindfulness (CBA Record Magazine, April/May 2019)

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Lawyers' Assistance Program Resources:

The Illinois Lawyers' Assistance Program (LAP) is a confidential resource for IL attorney's and judges dealing with mental health, substance abuse, or wellness issues. LAP is the only qualified expert clinical services for the legal profession. LPA's website has real time detailed info about events, services, and details about our entirely virtual support, including: 
Virtual one-on-one clinical counseling services
Weekly group virtual meetings for men, women, and young attorney's 
Virtual CLE's up to 6 credits cost-free
17 LAP Presentations available virtually for groups 
LAP Publications produces fresh clinical content monthly
LAP Media includes streaming of workouts and meditation 

Additional LAP Resources:
Fear No Evil: Covid19 Driven Anxiety (On demand Video)
Covid19 The Short and Long Term Mental Health Consequences (Article)