Stress, anxiety, and alcohol are a dangerous mix. If you or someone you know is stressed and are using alcohol (or other substances) to cope, please seek help.
Nevada Lawyer Assistance Program
The Nevada Lawyer Assistance Program (NLAP) is operated by the State Bar of Nevada. Visit their website to learn more about their services. See https://www.nvbar.org/member-services-3895/nlap/.
Alcoholics Anonymous –AA Hotline (702) 598-1888
Las Vegas Central Office for Alcoholics Anonymous
Do you need help with alcohol problem? Visit the Las Vegas Central Office for Alcoholics Anonymous to find out about their local AA meeting schedule. See http://www.lvcentraloffice.org/.
Substance Abuse CLE
Looking for a CLE seminar addressing the topic of substance abuse specifically related to the legal professional?
- “Substance Abuse, Addictive, and Mental Health Disorders” was recorded on 10/24/2014 with featured speakers Alia A. Najjar, M.D., Esq.; Peter A. Mansky, M.D., Clinical Services of Nevada; and panel moderator Michael Brooks, Esq. That seminar may be purchased from CCBA website as audio or video formatted files to download (to watch on desktop or mobile devices). See https://www.clarkcountybar.org/downloads/2014-substance-abuse-addictive-mental-health-disorders/. However, please note that if the attorney attended the live seminar or has rented or purchased the seminar previously, the attorney may not be awarded CLE credits for it again.
- “Clark County Bar Substance Abuse CLE Luncheon” will be held on 8/17/2017 with speaker Kelly M. Campbell, LCSW. She will present information on the prevalence, consequences, prevention, & treatment of substance abuse among attorneys. This seminar will NOT be recorded as previously planned.
Suicide Prevention – National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States.
Locally, the Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to suicide prevention efforts and made possible through their members in the mental and physical health professions, business community, survivors, advocates, and other supporters. Visit the Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention website to find out about their local services. See https://nvsuicideprevention.org/.
Center for Professional Responsibility
The ABA has an excellent website that provides resources to help you understand and resolve ethics questions that come up in your law practice. Visit their Web site for immediate access to articles and checklists. See https://www.americanbar.org/groups/professional_responsibility.html.