Lawyers and Depression

Live date: 
Friday, April 25, 2014 - 12:00pm
In this session on mental health, the presenter discusses the connection between depression and stress. She begins by talking about what depression is, what it looks like, the negative effects it can have, and how to recognize it in oneself and in one’s colleagues. She discusses characteristics of law practice that may generate distress, discusses techniques to reduce it, and identifies resources available for lawyers. Recorded at the April 2014 Advanced Appellate Advocacy training.
Kacey Wilson, Ph. D., Psychologist, HRC Behavioral Health and Psychiatry

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1.00 hours
CLE Value:
Substance Abuse
1 hrs
1 hrs

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