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2022
May
13,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
May is Mental Health Awareness Month – a time to remember that self-care is vital in one’s overall wellness. Anne Chambers, director of the Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program at The Missouri Bar, seeks to help legal professionals resolve personal a...
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May
05,
2022
| 13:00 PM America/Chicago
This May 2-6, as part of Well-Being Week in Law, The Missouri Bar’s Lawyers Living Well Special Committee will provide resources to help Missouri lawyers focus on well-being in the legal profession. It’s no secret that the practice of law can be over...
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May
04,
2022
| 13:00 PM America/Chicago
This May 2-6, as part of Well-Being Week in Law, The Missouri Bar’s Lawyers Living Well Special Committee will provide resources to help Missouri lawyers focus on well-being in the legal profession. It’s no secret that the practice of law can be over...
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May
03,
2022
| 13:00 PM America/Chicago
This May 2-6, as part of Well-Being Week in Law, The Missouri Bar’s Lawyers Living Well Special Committee will provide resources to help Missouri lawyers focus on well-being in the legal profession. It’s no secret that the practice of law can be over...
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May
02,
2022
| 13:00 PM America/Chicago
This May 2-6, as part of Well-Being Week in Law, The Missouri Bar’s Lawyers Living Well Special Committee will provide resources to help Missouri lawyers focus on well-being in the legal profession. It’s no secret that the practice of law can be over...
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April
29,
2022
| 14:44 PM America/Chicago
This May 2-6, as part of Well-Being Week in Law, The Missouri Bar’s Lawyers Living Well Special Committee will provide resources to help Missouri lawyers focus on well-being in the legal profession. It’s no secret that the practice of law can be over...
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April
26,
2022
| 14:50 PM America/Chicago
This May 2-6, as part of Well-Being Week in Law, The Missouri Bar’s Lawyers Living Well Special Committee will provide resources to help Missouri lawyers focus on their own wellness. It’s no secret that the practice of law can be overwhelming, and me...
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March
17,
2022
| 12:00 PM America/Chicago
Wanting to embrace new technology at work, but not sure how to start implementing changes? As many in the legal profession know, it’s not always easy to adapt to new technology and programs. Software implementations quickly fall flat if users do not ...
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March
15,
2022
| 09:57 AM America/Chicago
If you would like to present on a topic at this year’s virtual Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Conference, here is your chance to pitch a presentation proposal. Click here to submit your presentation proposal. Proposals must include your name, title, ad...
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March
01,
2022
| 15:18 PM America/Chicago
Fordham Law School Adjunct Professor Jordana Confino and Yale Law School Professor Yair Listokin are seeking law school faculty to join a research study evaluating the effectiveness of mindfulness interventions on law school classrooms and learning e...
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February
11,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
By Anne ChambersBeing in a relationship is important to many of us. An estimated 40 million people use online dating services, and there are more than 2 million marriages per year in America.Ups and downs in relationships are natural, with money rank...
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January
20,
2022
| 12:22 PM America/Chicago
Patrick Krill, J.D., and Justin Anker, M.D., with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Minnesota recently released the results of a survey taken after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. They examined workplace fa...
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January
07,
2022
| 02:00 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program is a free, professional, confidential counseling program for members of the Missouri Bar, their families, and law students in Missouri. Through a variety of free services, MOLAP helps individuals overcome pers...
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January
05,
2022
| 16:31 PM America/Chicago
by Anne Chambers, LCSW, Missouri Lawyers' Assistance ProgramGearing up for habit change? Preparation is a powerful tool. Most articles on the subject note that it is helpful to understand some of the steps of habit formation.  A cue puts us in automa...
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2021
December
15,
2021
| 15:33 PM America/Chicago
by Roger Whittler, LPC, Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program ClinicianIn 2001, researchers Stanley et al. found two key dimensions of perfectionism: perfectionistic striving and perfectionistic concerns. Perfectionistic striving referred to the pursu...
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November
04,
2021
| 15:28 PM America/Chicago
The legal profession can be stressful, but lawyers don’t have to face burnout, substance issues, depression, and other personal concerns alone. Each year, The Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program (MOLAP) recognizes individuals who have contributed to...
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October
01,
2021
| 16:11 PM America/Chicago
by Roger Whittler, LPC, Missouri Lawyers' Assistance Program clinicianPeople suffering from mental health and substance challenges often struggle in secrecy, afraid to seek help for fear of being alienated and treated negatively. While a significant ...
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September
30,
2021
| 12:06 PM America/Chicago
After cancer and heart disease, suicide is the third most common cause of death among lawyers. Research indicates lawyers are also the "most depressed" of 105 surveyed professions. September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. In an effort to open...
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September
28,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program is a professional, confidential counseling program for members of the Missouri Bar, their families, and law students in Missouri. Through a variety of free services, MOLAP helps individuals overcome personal c...
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September
22,
2021
| 12:06 PM America/Chicago
Suicide is a sensitive topic – even so, it’s something we should talk about. After cancer and heart disease, suicide is the third most common cause of death among lawyers. Research indicates lawyers are also the "most depressed" of 105 surveyed profe...
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September
01,
2021
| 10:18 AM America/Chicago
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The Lawyers Living Well Special Committee has planned a month of educational content to raise awareness of this stigmatized, and often taboo, subject that affects all lawyers, and specifically Missouri...
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July
07,
2021
| 14:53 PM America/Chicago
Lawyers are consistently near or at the top of the list of professions with the highest suicide rates. After cancer and heart disease, suicide is the third most common cause of death among lawyers. Research indicates lawyers are also the "most depres...
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June
17,
2021
| 16:51 PM America/Chicago
by Roger Whittler, LPC, Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program Clinician We have all engaged in avoidance and have all experienced someone else doing it. Overcoming destructive avoiding behavior is a positive contribution to mental health. According to...
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June
01,
2021
| 11:46 AM America/Chicago
You are not a failure if you ask for help. That's the message Roger Whittler continuously relays to lawyers through The Missouri Bar's lawyers' assistance program.Whittler is a part-time clinician for the Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program, a free ...
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May
11,
2021
| 14:39 PM America/Chicago
by Anne Chambers, LCSW, Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance ProgramBipolar disorder is a mood condition defined by mood fluctuations. Those living with it may experience distinct peaks and valleys, known as manic or depressive episodes. Between episodes, th...
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May
03,
2021
| 16:03 PM America/Chicago
Today marks the start of Well-Being Week in Law, a national observation aimed at raising awareness of mental health and encouraging action and innovation across the profession to improve well-being.  Missouri lawyers are not alone when it comes to ex...
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April
29,
2021
| 15:48 PM America/Chicago
by Roger D. Whittler, LPC, Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program ClinicianToxic workplaces are often described as excruciating. A person feels hopeless when one’s livelihood is wedged against the suffering anticipated with going to work. The hopeless ...
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April
28,
2021
| 16:14 PM America/Chicago
It’s no secret that lawyers, judges, and law students carry high amounts of stress and anxiety. Studies have shown they are also more at risk for depression and substance use concerns. Even if a lawyer is not directly struggling with wellness or ment...
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April
27,
2021
| 14:03 PM America/Chicago
Finals, particularly in law school, can be stressful. Between studying and exams, it’s important that law students take time to focus on their mental health. Each month, The Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program hosts special office hours for law stud...
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April
19,
2021
| 13:53 PM America/Chicago
With recent and ongoing news coverage of increased gun violence and the frequent occurrence of officer-involved shootings across the country, it is important, though not necessarily obvious, to consider individual wellness. These incidents, and the c...
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