Wellness Resources

BarCares

LAP and BarCARES provide support to the legal community to assist with a variety of personal, family, and work issues.

BarCARES: Offers lawyers three free confidential counseling sessions annually to assist with a variety of issues, including: stress, personal issues, family issues, work issues, and coaching regarding stress/time management.

LAP: Assists lawyers with a range of issues, including: anxiety; stress, burnout, and work life balance; depression and suicide; anger management; substance abuse; grief and loss. LAP also provides short-term counseling and crisis management, intervention assistance, assessments, referrals to outside resources, long-term aftercare case management and follow up, on-going support, or just a safe space to discuss issues. If you are concerned about the well-being of a colleague, you can also contact LAP to give an anonymous and confidential referral.


Wellness Articles

Free Virtual Resilience Coaching through BarCARES (3/23/2020)

As we navigate the many unknowns of the COVID-19 pandemic, we likely need additional tools to help us address the fear that arises, both personally and professionally. Free virtual (by phone or zoom meeting) coaching sessions are currently available through BarCARES with Laura Mahr, Executive Resilience Coach and founder of Conscious Legal Minds LLC. If [...] 

Yoga & Tea Wellness Event (2/4/2020)

Join our wellness event during the dreary days of February! Stretch and breathe during an hour of gentle yoga on February 26th at 4pm with your attorney colleagues at Violet Owl Wellness at 62 Wall Street. Then take all your zen to Trade and Lore across the street, with the group, for a cup of [...] 

The Neuroscience of Community (1/21/2020)

https://medium.com/@TraumaGeek/the-neuroscience-of-community-9f0a437d3a4f

Informational Slideshows

The Epidemic of Prescription Painkiller and Opioid Addiction and Death

[smartslider3 slider=3] From E. Blake Fagan, MD Medical Director, OBOT program, MAHEC Division of Family Medicine Chief Education Officer, MAHEC

The Path to Lawyer Well-Being

[smartslider3 slider=2] From Richard Blanks, MD, JD