The NCBA Lawyer Assistance Program (LAP) is here for you! LAP is offering confidential professional counseling sessions via doxy.me, a HIPAA compliant telehealth video platform. Please do not hesitate to call Beth Eckhardt, LAP Director, at (516) 512-2618 or (888) 408-6662 to set up an appointment. You will be sent an invitation with a link to her “waiting room.”
Lawyers experience substance abuse and mental health problems at significantly higher rates the general population and other professionals. The Nassau County Bar Association Lawyer Assistance Program provides a range of services to lawyers, judges, law students, and their immediate family members who are struggling with alcohol or drug abuse, depression, anxiety, stress, as well as other addictions and mental health issues*.
LAP services are free and strictly confidential via Section 499 of the Judiciary Law and the Rule of Professional Conduct. LAP is completely independent of the grievance committees of the Appellate Division and NCBA.