Throughout May 2022, the Disciplinary Board partnered with Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers to publish an article series on mental health and well-being in the legal profession. With the expertise of Jennifer C. Zampogna, M.D., Director of Operations at Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, the series presents several topics on wellness as it relates to both attorney’s personal and professional lives and misconduct prevention. Series articles address challenges to mental health, stress and burnout, preventative strategies, employer support, and seeking support through LCL.
Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (LCL) is a confidential and safe resource for Pennsylvania attorneys and their family members who may be struggling with their mental health or substance use. Since 1988, LCL has confidentially assisted and supported thousands of individuals who have faced a myriad of challenges (including grief, stress, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, gambling problems, problematic alcohol or prescription drug use, etc.), helping them navigate through dark and difficult times. If you or someone you know is struggling, please call LCL’s 24/7 confidential hotline, call 1-888-999-1941. You may save a life. There is help, and there is hope.