Minds Over Matters
This is exciting news! 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.” I look forward to being a part of the discussion during the year and sharing their findings, resources, and stories here.
Are law schools doing enough to help with student stress?
The ABA Journal takes a look at new efforts to create a full culture of well-being in law schools that goes beyond the occasional offering of a meditation or yoga class.
The Source of Our Stress: Could It Be Culture?
In this article, Marcie Borgal Shunk, pulls back the lens and looks at the culture that contributes to stress and burnout in the legal profession.
Legal Industry Has Been Slow to Come to Terms With Destructive Tendencies on Mental Health
A look from the New York Law Journal at why the response to attorney mental health has been slow and why there needs to be a paradigm shift.