Wellness Tip Of The Day

During this challenging time, we would like to hear from members on how you are coping and staying emotionally healthy. Your tips will be listed anonymously on this COVID-19 Health and Wellness Page. Please send your tips to lisa@msba.org.

Build in Breaks. Working from home, I find it easy to keep working and skip meals. I set a schedule for myself to take breaks and eat. This helps me feel grounded and refreshed. One of my colleagues jumps on her treadmill for 10 minutes in between calls. Taking a break is a form of self-care and may help you be more productive.

Weekly Support Group

To help manage your stress during these difficult and unusual times, Lisa Caplan, LCSW-C, Associate Director of the Lawyer Assistance Program will hold a weekly support group to discuss tips to manage your stress. This group will be a discussion format and will cover topics including stress management, working remotely with young children, anxiety, self-care, mindfulness and other wellness topics.

This group will be a discussion format and will cover topics including stress management, working remotely with young children, anxiety, self-care, mindfulness and other wellness topics. The support group will run weekly, on Wednesdays from 2-3pm, for 6 weeks starting Wednesday, March 25th.

To join by phone: ‪+1 504-603-6007‬ PIN: ‪930 664 490‬#

Hotline Information

If you have an immediate need for help with depression, suicidal thoughts, or other serious mental health issues, please contact:

  • Grassroots Crisis Intervention Team at 410-531-6677
  • The Maryland Crisis Hotline: Dial 211 and then choose option 1
  • The Crisis Text Line: Text 741741 and a trained counselor will respond
  • The National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255
 

MSBA Lawyer Assistance Program

Feeling stressed, burnt out, depressed, or struggling with substance use or mental health issues? Contact us for a free and confidential assessment, referral, short-term counseling, and continued support at our toll-free line: 1-888-388-5459.

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COVID 19 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Resources

American Bar Association

ABA provides several mental health resources for legal professionals, including dealing with stress, panic, and tips on staying mentally healthy and social distancing.

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MSBA Tip Sheet on Managing Your Anxiety

LAP Associate Director Lisa Caplan, LCSW-C, shares tips that might help you feel more in control and manage your life during the COVID-19 crisis.

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MSBA Home Workout Videos

Take a break and enjoy one of our home workout videos to help you balance your day.

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Addiction Resources

Please note: If Facebook is down, meetings can be accessed by scrolling down and clicking on a language and 24/7 and a list of phone meetings will come up.


 

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