The committee's stated purpose "is to help attorneys accomplish professional development and growth while also achieving fulfillment in their personal lives. The committee also provides a forum for discussion of the often difficult struggle to manage the demands of career, family, personal and societal obligations." The committee oversees many of the OBA's lawyer outreach services and publications.
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Lawyer's Helping Lawyer's is a referral service for lawyers struggling with substance abuse or other emotional and physical issues. The service is free and confidential.
Confidential Hotline: 1-800-364-7886
The links below are taken from the OBA Lawyer's Helping Lawyer's website. Their disclaimer is as follows:
"The assessments are not meant to diagnose or provide treatment, but are designed to provide more specific information and feedback as you evaluate your own symptoms or those of a family member."