There are several certainties in life, death, taxes, and people failing the bar exam.
Today is world suicide prevention day. Here are three things you can do that may save a life.
I am one of many lawyers who struggle with depression. I say “many” because according to the 2016 Hazelden Betty Ford/ABA study, 28 percent of attorneys report mild or higher levels of depression, which is a greater percentage than the
When we were kids, our dad said to us often in one form or another to always stay in touch. He said that no matter where our journeys took us, we should pick up the phone to check on each
I am often asked the role family played in my recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. It’s an important question. We know that while families do not cause addiction, they can play an important role in recovery, even in subtle
Michelle is a criminal defense lawyer in Tampa, Florida. Her sobriety date is July 21, 2015. She says, “I didn’t begin drinking until I was 20 years old. I first drank when I was 16. I got wasted on the
I regularly feature inspirational stories from lawyers and law students in recovery. Chad Anderson is a lawyer practicing in Tempe, Arizona. He has been in long-term recovery from alcohol since 1999. Chad says: “I started drinking at age 15 and
On November 11th, a Dallas County Assistant District Attorney was fired after an alcohol fueled confrontation with an Uber Driver. The driver recorded part of the confrontation. It’s not the first time that such a confrontation has made national news.
I was recently asked what has disappointed me the most as an addiction and recovery awareness advocate. Without out a doubt, it is the number of people in and out of the legal profession who view addiction as a choice
I know what you’re thinking. It’s early November. We just started daylight savings time. Thanksgiving is still weeks away. Why in the world is Brian talking about holiday parties? The answer is simple. As a law firm HR Professional, Law