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.
LAP Services include:
Annual 12 Step Retreat for Lawyers
Stress Management/Wellness Workshops at the NCBA, Law Schools and Law Firms
Intervention and Motivation Support
Law practice closings
Monitoring Program (Court Ordered or Voluntary)
Monthly Event Thomas Moore Meeting
1st Wednesday of the month
Nassau County Bar Association Mineola, NY