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"Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards."

—Søren Kierkegaard

You Are Not Alone

This lawyer found transformation through the power and love found in a community of lawyers who assured him he would never have to be alone again. Read more.

Mindful Moment

We need to give our bodies a way to release the stress hormones that build up in our systems. Read more. Read more.

Video from the UK

The focus on reducing stigma around stress and mental health issues in the legal profession is a big push globally, not just in the US. If we can reduce stigma, or more precisely the fear of stigma, more lawyers would be willing to ask for help. Check it out.

COVID has Had Effects on Our Day-to-Day Memory and Thinking

The brain fog you’re feeling? We all are. This article explores how the trauma and uncertainty of Covid have affected our minds and memory. Read more.

There's Always Something to be Grateful For

More evidence on the effectiveness of writing down a few things you are grateful for every day. You don’t need a special notebook or journal. As one of our volunteers reported, a post-it note will do. Read more.

Something to Consider

Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. When we are no longer able to change a situation...we are challenged to change ourselves. – Victor Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning.

Upcoming Events - LAP Related

Nov. 5-7, 2021
LAP Annual Conference
Hotel Ballast
Wilmington, NC
Invitations late August

Upcoming Events - Community Based
(not LAP sponsored; a clearing house of information for recovery related events around the state)

Renewal Center of the South
Current Retreat Schedule

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Annual Report

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