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Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources for the Legal Profession

Provided by ABA Commission on Lawyers Assistance Programs

Lawyer Assistance Programs (LAPs) throughout the country provide confidential services and support to judges, lawyers and law students who facing are mental health or substance use issues. To find the lawyers assistance program in your jurisdiction click on link. Please see our resources page for more information. Additionally, by dialing 988, people can reach the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). This provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States.

To find the lawyers assistance program in your jurisdiction view directory.



Law Practice Management/Leadership


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Social Distancing

Staying Mentally Healthy


Substance Use Resources


Free, confidential 24/7 support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for oneself and others Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK

Law Student Resources 


Visit the ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs’ website for additional information and resources about mental health and substance use.