What to Do Now? Practicing with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

Time: 2:00-3:30 PM ET

Difficulty: Intermediate

Overview: This webinar will focus on mental health and substance use disorders in the lawyer and legal profession, with a focus on challenges in the time of COVID. An addiction medicine psychiatrist from Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation will discuss the neurobiological aspects of addiction and will discuss the first ever national survey of mental health and addiction use in lawyers (ABA/Hazelden Betty Ford, 2017). Speakers will also discuss licensure and board considerations, and will be asked to address what in-house law departments, law firms, and others can do to address issues within their practice.

Speaker Information:

  • Steve Delisi, MD, Medical Director, Professional Education Solutions, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation
  • Yvette Hourigan, Director, Kentucky Lawyer Assistance Program
  • Maria Greco Danaher, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins