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Improving Mental Health for Lawyers & Paralegals in Waterloo Region
The Waterloo Region Law Association makes addressing mental health, mental wellness and substance use issues a priority.
The Waterloo Region Law Association established the Mental Health Committee at the May 12, 2020 Board of Trustees Meeting. The mandate of the Mental Health Committee is to:
A 2016 study published in the Journal of Addiction Medicine of nearly 13,000 American lawyers found that:
The Member Assistance Program (MAP) provides confidential services and support to lawyers, paralegals, law students or paralegal students
who are facing mental health or substance use issues. To find the out more information on MAP, please click here.
Members of the Waterloo Region Law Association are welcome to send ideas, input or feedback to the Mental Health Committee by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.