Well-Being Resources for Remote Living

For the many attorneys and law students and families that may be isolated and struggling with a mental health issue or needing recovery support, here are some valuable online support options, including ways to get group support, referral, and professional help.

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Online/Telephonic Support Groups, Mental Health Resources, and Support

Resources Shared by the American Bar Association’s Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs (CoLAP):

Mental Health Resources for the Legal Profession During Covid-19

  • To find your lawyers assistance program, click here

Anxiety

  • To get free, confidential 24/7 support for anxiety, text “HOME” to the Crisis Text Line at 741741 or go to the Crisis Text Line homepage

  • To get science-based strategies for coping with COVID-19 anxiety, click here.

Office Management/Leadership

  • To read about organizational leadership and managing COVID-19 panic, click here.

  • For some tips from Fast Company on working remotely, click here.

Panic

  • To read about specifics on mental health and panic associated with COVID-19, click here.

Social Distancing

  • To learn about SAMHSA recommendations on coping mentally with social distancing, isolation, and quarantine, click here.

Staying Mentally Healthy

  • To learn about challenges for mental health and coping mechanisms during COVID-19 as outlined by the CDC, click here.

  • To get some great tips for staying mentally healthy, click here

  • To find tips for managing mental health in troubling times, click here.

  • To get information from the National Association for the Mentally Ill about online support groups, click here

  • To get information from the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, click here.

Stress

  • To learn how to manage stress levels in the office, click here.

  • To learn about SAMHSA recommendations on how to cope with stress, click here.

Substance Use Resources

Suicide

  • Free, confidential 24/7 support for people in distress; prevention and crisis resources for oneself and others at the Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK or click here.

Austin Resources

  • For Austin Bar Association information, resources, and updates, click here.

  • To connect to the Austin Desire to Stop AA online daily meeting at 9:15 a.m., click here.

  • To connect to the Austin Practical Solutions AA Friday online meeting at 7 p.m., go to https://zoom.us (meeting ID: 737 053 28; password: jQsSTQu).

  • To connect to the South Austin AA online meeting, go to https://zoom.us (meeting ID: 773 091 724; password: friendsofB).

  • To connect with the Austin Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Support Group for addiction and mental health support Tuesday meeting at noon, go to https://zoom.us/j/9508612647 (meeting ID: 950 861 2647 or one-touch call at 13462487799, 9508612647# US (Houston) or call 1-346-248-7799 and enter meeting ID 950 861 2647).

Dallas Resources

  • For Dallas Bar Association MH Resource, click here.

  • For Dallas Bar Association information and updates, click here.

  • For Dallas Bar Association Peer Assistance Committee information (committee members only), click here.

  • To connect with the Plano Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Support Group for addiction and mental health support meeting Tuesdays at noon, click here.

  • To connect with the Dallas Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Support Group for addiction and mental health support Zoom meeting Thursdays at noon, click here.

Fort Worth Resources

  • For Tarrant County Bar Association information, click here.

  • To Connect with the Tarrant County Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Support Group for addiction and mental health support Friday meeting at noon, call 1-800-343-TLAP (8527) for the weekly link and information.

Houston Resources

  • For Houston Bar Association resources and information, click here.

  • For Houston Post Oak AA online meetings, click here.

  • To connect with the Houston Lawyer and Law Student Wellness Zoom Group Monday meeting from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., go to https://zoom.us/j/236620074 (meeting ID: 236 620 074; call-in number is 346 248 7799).

Lubbock and Panhandle Resources

  • To connect with the Lubbock Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Support Group for addiction and mental health support Friday meeting at noon, call 1-800-393-0640 and enter code 676745.

San Antonio Resources

  • For San Antonio Bar Association resources, click here.

  • To connect with the San Antonio Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Support Group AA Meeting on Thursdays, click here and use meeting ID 337 345 133 and password 025634.

COVID-19 Related Well-Being Support Reading

Explore Arts & Culture* 

Explore Music*

Explore Virtual Nature*

Explore Fitness*

*Thanks to Indiana LAP’s contributions to the resources following the asterisk.

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