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Attorney Mental Health and Substance Use: A Call to Action

On September 9, 2016, The Kennedy Forum and the Lawyers' Assistance Program will co-host a breakfast focused on the prevalence of depression, addiction, and anxiety in the legal profession. A landmark study conducted by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and the American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs revealed substantial and widespread levels of problem drinking and other behavioral health problems in the U.S. legal profession. The event will feature Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne BurkeBrian Cuban, ESPN legal writer/reporter Lester Munson, and the study authors for a panel discussion. 

  • Friday, September 9, 2016
  • 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
  • Chicago Cut Steakhouse, 300 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago

Space is limited. Please reserve your seat before August 19.

To register for this event, please e-mail or fax Stacey Smith at: or 312-278-0162. With any questions, call 312-600-9496.

Individual tickets may also be purchased online.

Posted on August 17, 2016 by Chris Bonjean
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