Categories:Substance Abuse / Mental Illness
Program Level: Beginner
Duration: 60 minutes
Recorded On: December 19, 2019
Ethics attorney, Megan Zavieh, frequent author on substance abuse topics such as “sober curious” and Gary Stromberg, a recovering alcoholic who has authored several books and speaks regularly to lawyers on the topic of substance abuse, sit down to discuss drug and alcohol abuse in the profession. Megan and Gary cover a range of issues including why lawyers have a propensity to turn to substances, stress in the profession and healthy coping mechanisms, and recent trends, developments and tips for attorneys to avoid alcohol use, particularly in work related social settings.
At the end of this session, participants will have a better understanding of:
- Why lawyers are disproportionately prone to substance abuse;
- Strategies to help combat and manage stress and anxiety;
- Early warning signs that an attorney may be heading towards alcoholism; and
- Tips and strategies to avoid pressure of drinking in work related social settings.
This program is currently available for 1.0 specialty credit in the following states (if you have already satisfied the specialty credit in the state(s) below, this program will provide 1.0 general credit):
Illinois: Substance Abuse / Mental Illness
Mississippi: Malpractice Prevention
Nevada: Substance Abuse
New Hampshire: Ethics
New Jersey: Ethics
New Mexico: Ethics
New York: Ethics
|North Carolina: Substance Abuse|
North Dakota: Ethics
Ohio: Prof. Conduct (pending)
Oregon: Mental Health (pending)
Washington: Prof. Dev. / Substance Abuse
West Virginia: Ethics
This program is also currently available for 1.0 general credit in the following states:
New MexicoNew York
In addition, we have applied for credit in the following states, and will promptly update the list above as the program is approved in each such state:
*In Hawaii and New Jersey, we rely on their reciprocity policies pursuant to which our programs are deemed accredited once they are approved in the various reciprocity states where we apply such as California, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas.
For information on attendance reporting, please refer to the CLE Info page.