A List of Lawyer Well-Being Podcasts

Looking for something to listen to during your commute to work? Here are some podcast episodes and series worth checking out:

You’re in a pickle. Can a lawyer assistance program help? From the ABA Journal Asked & Answered Podcast
Bree Buchanan talks about how lawyers assistance programs work, and how a person can reach out for assistance.

The State Bar of Michigan’s “On Balance” Podcast Series
Hosted by JoAnn Hathaway of the bar’s Practice Management Resource Center and Tish Vincent of its Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program, the series focuses on the need for interplay between practice management and lawyer-wellness for a thriving law practice.

Attorney Mental Health and Wellness, from The Florida Bar Podcast
Larry Krieger expands on why attorneys often struggle with depression and the wellbeing factors that may lead to satisfaction in a legal career.

ABA Midyear 2018: The ABA’s Opioid Summit, from the Legal Talk Network On the Road Podcast
Jack Young talks about why the ABA’s Opioid Summit is important and how it will help lawyers deal with the crisis both professionally and personally.

Substance Abuse in the Legal Profession, from the Legal Talk Network On the Road Podcast
Jeff Kuester talks about functional alcoholism and why it’s important for lawyers to monitor their alcohol consumption.

Voices of Recovery Podcast Series, from the ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs
A podcast series about overcoming substance use disorders, mental health issues and addiction. The lawyers featured in this series have all agreed to tell their story in the hope that it will reduce the stigma surrounding these issues and encourage others to get the help they need.

Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program Voices of Recovery and Stories of Recovery Podcast Series
A podcast where Texas attorneys discuss how they reclaimed their lives from substance abuse and mental health issues. We bring you these podcasts—and these lawyers are coming forward with their stories—to let members of the State Bar of Texas know that help is available and recovery is possible.

 

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