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Gambling: The 'Secret' Addiction

Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers

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Date Published

December 9, 2020

Publisher

Chester County Bar Association

Subjects

Ethics

Questions

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Summary

Recent studies have shown that there has been a dramatic increase in impairment due to alcoholism, drug addiction and mental health disorders among members of the legal profession. The statistics are compelling and clearly indicate that 1 out of 3 attorneys will likely have a need for substance use or mental health services at some point in their careers. 

 

What about that “other” addiction – its impact on social isolation, stress, anxiety, depression and gambling disorders. 

 

- The free services that Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers provides to lawyers, judges, their family members and law students. 

- A close look at what barriers exist that prevent lawyers and judges from seeking the help they need will be provided. 

- The role that education plays in breaking the stigma and fear associated with addiction and mental illness in the legal profession. 

- Special emphasis will be placed on what callers to the LCL Confidential Helpline can expect, regardless of whether it is a self- referral or a request for intervention assistance

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Presenters

Brian Quinn, Esq.

Mr. Quinn is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and obtained his undergraduate degree in 1970, his law degree in... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Gambling: The 'Secret' Addiction - Video
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Credit

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