An ON-DEMAND CLE program:
Lawyers and Impairment:
A Frank Discussion of the Landmark ABA/Hazelden Betty Ford Study "The Prevalence of Substance Use and Other Mental Health Concerns Among American Attorneys”
1.0 CLE (Elimination of Bias) credit approved.
MBCLE event code: 219620
Topics Covered Include:
Lawyers face stress daily and are subject to particular circumstances which can lead to higher levels of stress than for most other members of the population. There is a clearly recognized continuum where unresolved chronic stress becomes a predictor for addiction and mental illness, particularly depression, which are also more prevalent among lawyers. By understanding this continuum and the facts about addiction and mental illness, lawyers can reduce their risk and, hopefully, get help earlier when there is a mental health or addiction/dependency problem. Signs, symptoms, risk factors and recovery regarding these problems will be presented. Ethical perspectives, personal examples and information on Minnesota’s lawyer assistance program will also be provided...
Featuring: Joan Bibelhausen, JD, Executive Director, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, Patrick R. Krill, Director, Legal Professionals Program, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and HCBA President Kimberly A. Lowe, Shareholder, Fredrikson & Byron PA
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