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Not playing hurt: Promoting mental health is a team effort (access required)

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In the sporting world, athletes often “play hurt” through a variety of physical injuries. Competing now is their focal point, and long-term health risks the afterthought. The practice of law is similar in many respects. Many lawyers often find it ...

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Survey on burnout in the legal field underway

A 2016 study supported by the American Bar Association confirmed elevated rates of “problematic alcohol use and symptoms of depression” among 13,000 participating practicing lawyers. Five years later, the non-medical condition of “burnout” is getting a similar look. The Institute ...

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