Related Links

The ABA's Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs Law School Outreach Subcommittee has prepared a limited annotated bibliography of books, articles and reports which address the topic of quality of life within the legal profession and the forces that may result in dissatisfaction and distress.  See the bibliography.

These links are provided to assist you in obtaining information related to alcoholism, substance abuse and treatment.  The links represent a variety of government agencies and non-government agencies.  This listing is solely informational; it is not meant as an endorsement or a representation as to the accuracy or validity of the information that appears on these web sites.

Sites of Interest: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. a support group for teens who are affected by an alcoholic Narcotics Anonymous World Services, Inc. Cocaine Anonymous World Services, Inc. Marijuana Anonymous World Services, Inc. Not-for-profit dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions American Bar Association’s Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs International Lawyers in Alcoholics Anonymous:a group of recovering lawyers and judges carrying the message of recovery to the profession
Blogs of Interest: a Blog for depressed lawyers a Blog by Arnie Herz 15 blogs on the site of the New York State Bar Association
Depression Sites: Attorney Daniel Lukasik has launched this site and coordinated a support group for lawyers with depression. Both resources are believed to be the first of their kind in New York state, and perhaps farther afield.
Government sites: National Institute on Drug Abuse; part of the US National Institutes of Health, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892-9561, tel: 301-443-1124 National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse; part of the US National Institutes of Health, 6000 Executive Blvd.Wilco Building, Bethesda, MD20892-7003, tel: 800-729-6689 Substance Abuse & Mental Health Administration, part of the US Department of Health and Human Services 5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20857 Substance Abuse treatment facility locator New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, 1450 Western Avenue Albany, New York 12203-3526