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Given the high prevalence of substance abuse and mental health issues among practicing lawyers, firms and other employers of lawyers will undoubtedly be faced with how to react when a situation involving these issues arises.
TLAP staff can assist the employer with developing appropriate and compassionate strategies, and can provide customized in-house training and the development of recommended policies and procedures. Please call us at 800-343-8527 to find out how we can help.
Model Law Firm/Legal Department Personnel Impairment Policy and
to Work!? After a Lawyer's Mental Health Leave of Absence
Lawyer in Decline
- How to Recognize and Address Alcohol and Chemical Dependency in the Workplace. Posted with permission of author, James L. Walker.
There a Substance Dependent or Addicted Lawyer in Your Life?
- The Professional Cost of Untreated Addiction and Mental Illness Among Lawyers. Posted with permission from Journal of The Professional Lawyer, ABA publications, 2009.
- What to Do When a Colleague is Depressed
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