Don't spend another day suffering from depression or substance abuse. A confidential phone call to the Lawyers Helping Lawyers program could be the most important call you will ever make.

All inquiries, questions and conferences are privileged and held in the strictest confidence between the program and the lawyer by 8.3(c) of Rule 407, SCACR.

Free helpline

Call the Lawyers Helping Lawyers toll free helpline at (866) 545-9590 or contact any of the Lawyers Helping Lawyers committee members directly.

Free counseling services

CorpCare will provide up to five free hours of intervention counseling for attorneys experiencing emotional or stress-related issues. Lawyers using the service will remain completely anonymous. Bar members may call CorpCare toll-free at (855) 321-4384 to be referred to a counselor in their area 24 hours a day.

Free Resources

The Lawyers’ Epidemic: Depression, Suicide and Substance Abuse is a resource written by Stuart Mauney that includes helpful information.

The Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program produced Practicing from the Shadows: Depression and the Legal Profession, which profiles four Texas attorneys and their recovery from depression, and offers support to those who are struggling.

For information about depression, anxiety disorders and other mental illnesses, as well as for information about treatment and recovery, please visit

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