This week the Canadian Bar Association, the Mood Disorders Society of Canada and Bell Let’s Talk launched a free online course designed to assist the legal profession with mental health and addiction issues. The course provides education, support and resources to help you:
- Recognize signs and symptoms of mental health and addiction challenges;
- Describe stigma, both generally and with specific reference to the legal profession context;
- Outline available treatment options and other resources; and
- Discuss proactive and remedial coping strategies for those with mental health and addiction challenges.