Colorado Lawyer Well-Being
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Mental Health Resources for Lawyers
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Colorado Lawyer Assistance Program (COLAP)
COLAP provides confidential
assistance to Judges, Lawyers, and Law Students for
U.S. Surgeon General's Framework for Workplace Mental Health & Well-Being
Lawyer well-being is an important topic. The ACBA is committed to helping its members pursue well-being – for themselves, for their colleagues, for the Bar. One valuable resource for those interested in help in pursuing lawyer well-being is the ABA Toolkit for Lawyer Well-being. Lawyer Well-being Toolkit This toolkit has helpful information for lawyers, employers, law firms, judges, and others. If you are interested in resources to assist in pursuing lawyer well-being, check out the free ABA Lawyer Well-being Toolkit. Click links below:
The Path to Lawyer Well-Being Report
Sometimes it is difficult to decide whether you or someone you care about has an alcohol use disorder. Here is a link to an ABA web page that provides some insight on this question: ABA Alcohol Use Disorders
Alcohol use disorders are treatable. If you or someone you care about – friend, colleague, family member – has an alcohol use disorder, please reach out for help. The ACBA is here for you, and the Colorado Lawyers Assistance Program (COLAP) is a great resource. Treatment is possible, but the first step is often the hardest.
Institute for Well-Being in Law
IWIL is dedicated to the betterment of the legal profession by focusing on a holistic approach to well-being. Through advocacy, research, education, technical and resource support, and stakeholders' partnerships, it is driven to lead a culture shift in law to establish health and well-being as core centerpieces of professional success.
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