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Hawai’i Journal of Medicine & Public Health

posted on JANUARY 31, 2018

In August 2017, I was cited in the Hawai’i Journal of Medicine and Public Health.

Anxieties about mental health start early as law students often avoid seeing a doctor when feeling depressed so as not to get tagged with a diagnosis. Endless client demands are often a contributing factor.

The adversarial nature of law practice, where one side typically wins at the expense of another, plus the emotional toll of taking a client’s personal issues, makes for a chronic mental grind.

Many law firms have long considered the subject taboo, but now are willing to recognize the problem, following a study of mental health issues among U.S. lawyers.

There are things lawyers can do to get some relief. You can read about them here!

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