How law students can get help and help others with mental health and well-being (podcast)

Raising awareness is helping to remove the stigma surrounding lawyer well-being. In this episode of the ABA Law Student Podcast, host Kris Butler talks to Terry Harrell and John Berry about mental health and well-being in the legal profession and law schools. Terry and John talk about how they became involved with mental health awareness in the legal community and explain the types of support available through lawyer assistance programs. They also give their insight on why substance abuse and mental health issues have historically been more prevalent in the legal community, how the ABA Working Group to Advance Well-Being is addressing this crisis, and how law students can get involved. Now the executive director of the Indiana Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program (JLAP), Terry Harrell worked first as a lawyer then transitioned into clinical work. She is a licensed clinical addictions counselor and has a nationally recognized…

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