Each week, eJournal highlights a wellness resource to bring attention to the helpful organizations, articles and websites that are available for members or anyone who may need assistance.
Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (LCL) is a nonprofit lawyer assistance program in Massachusetts exclusively dedicated to helping lawyers, judges and law students cope with both personal and professional challenges. Among the many resources offered by LCL are support groups for lawyers. There are several groups currently running, including:
- Yoga for Busy Legal Professionals
- Solo | Stress Connection
- LCL Addiction Recovery Peer Support Groups
- SuperMom: Support for Lawyers
- Immigration Lawyers Support Group
- Job Search Support
- Professional Conduct Group
If you think you might benefit from one of these support groups, visit the LCL Groups webpage for more information.Find additional wellness resources on the MBA's Health & Well-Being page, which was launched in April 2020 to support member wellness during COVID-19. It features helpful resources for coping with stress, anxiety, panic, substance use disorder and more during the pandemic, with links provided by the ABA Commission on Lawyers Assistance Program, as well as the MBA’s own Lawyer Well-Being Committee.