Monday, January 20, 2014

Depression and lawyers

This time of year can be very depressing. After all, the holidays are over, and we're looking at (at least) 6 more weeks of winter, if not more. But depression can be related to a person's choice of profession:
This story reports that Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data ranks law as the profession with the fourth highest suicide rate, right behind dentistry, pharmacy, and medicine, and that state bars say the numbers are rising.

Article here. (includes information on contacting the state bar's assistance program.)

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