The Importance of Mental Health | What Every Attorney Needs to Know

Presented with the New York State Bar Association Lawyer Assistance Program

4 MCLE Credits available | 2 Law Practice Management | 2 Ethics | Sign-in begins at 12:30 | Program 1:00 to 4:35

Presenters | Patricia Spataro, Director, NYSBA Lawyer Assistance Program; Timothy D. Foley, Foley Law Firm LLC and Anthony Gigliotti, Attorney Grievance Committee

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CLE Tuition Waiver Policy available

1 | It All Begins with Stress: The impact of stress | The types of stress lawyers face | How to manage stress

2 | Substance Abuse and Addiction: Overview of the signs, symptoms and treatment | How addiction impairs the professional

3 | Depression Information & Suicide Prevention: Overview of signs, symptoms and treatment | Recognizing the risk of suicide and intervening

4 | The Art of Intervention and Helping Others: Best practices for a critical conversation | Role play – individual consult | Role play – mock intervention

5 | Ethical Considerations: Why Doing Nothing is Not an Option: Impairment leaves attorney at risk for conduct violations or client harm | Rule 8.3
The benefit of taking care of yourself and taking care of each other

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