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It’s Good To Get Help

I am honored to have participated in the making of this important video put out by the State Bar of Texas and The Texas Lawyers …

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Echos Of Trauma

It sometimes seems like my entire life is processing either the direct or secondary trauma of my past. Traumatic echoes of events that, for the …

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When It Comes To Mental Health, Don’t Mind Your Own Business.

 Lawyers are 3.6 times as likely as non-lawyers to suffer from depression. We have the highest problem drinking rate. It seems like once a month …

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Working Your Recovery Online

I have on more than one occasion, encountered lawyers/law students struggling with alcohol or drugs, who want support, but are not ready to venture out …

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Jeffrey Epstein Did Not “Commit” Suicide

Not long ago, I spoke at a wellness event in Missoula Montana. The audience was primarily bar association executives.  Prior to the talk, I chatted …

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Eating Disorders Took My Daughter And Changed My View Of Lawyer Wellness

I first met Steven Dunn through my eating disorder advocacy. I was actively bulimic for over two decades and have been in recovery for just …

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The Sober Curious Lawyer

The sober curious movement is taking off. When I first heard the term, my baby-boomer, twelve-step mentality was to immediately associate it with “alcoholics” who …

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A Conversation With My Fourteen-Year-Old Self

I suspect that talking to your inner child is not particularly appealing to males, especially older men as a tool in dealing with depression, alcohol …

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A Morning Of A Depressed Lawyer

April 2010. Three years into my recovery for problem drinking and cocaine use. I am also in the midst of a major depressive episode. I’ve …

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Father’s Day Without My Father

Today is the first father’s day without my dad. He passed on July 10th, 2018. The first that I will not either see or speak …

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One Last Whisper

June 2018. I process the jumbled, nighttime collage of dream images and plant my feet on the floor. Leaving town in three hours. So much …

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What Does Cocaine Addiction Feel Like?

I sat down with prominent YouTube vlogger, “CG Kid” to discuss cocaine addiction and how it affected my life.  

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