Confidentiality is protected under Section 499 of the Judiciary Law

Your Confidentiality Is Protected

Nassau County Bar Association Lawyer Assistance Program (LAP) offers FREE, CONFIDENTIAL assistance under judiciary law to lawyers, judges, law students and their family members who are struggling with alcohol or drug use, gambling and other addictions, depression, anxiety and stress, and other mental health issues. LAP also provides assistance with law office closings.

COVID-19

These are exceptionally stressful times. Things are changing quickly and we have to make decisions we never thought we would have to make. As lawyers many look to you for answers but these are unchartered waters and the pressure is great. The Lawyer Assistance Program (LAP) is here for you! LAP is offering confidential professional counseling sessions via doxy.me, a HIPAA compliant telehealth video platform. Please do not hesitate to call Beth Eckhardt, LAP Director to set up an appointment. You will be sent an invitation with a link to her “waiting room”.

We can all use some support right now!

Please call 516-512-2618

Please see the below links for online support during this complex time.

Also please visit,

americanbar.org/groups/lawyer_assistance/

Click on RESOURCES for

Mental Health Resources for the Legal Profession During COVID-19

There is information regarding anxiety,  office management, panic, social distancing, staying mentally healthy, stress and substance use.

AA Online Meeting Directory:  http://aa-intergroup.org/directory.php

AA – Online - http://12stepforums.net/alcoholics_anonymous_online_meeting.html

AA COVID-19 Informational Page: AA link- https://www.aa.org/assets/en_US/en_updatesoncoronavirus.pdf

Al-Anon – Online - http://12stepforums.net/alanon_family_group_online_meeting.html

IDAA - https://www.idaa.org/

In The Rooms: An Online Addiction Recovery Community
AA, NA, Dual Diagnosis, SAA (sex addiction), CPA(chronic pain): www.intherooms.com

NA Online Meetings “Addicts helping Addicts Recover”:  http://na-recovery.org/

NA – Online - http://12stepforums.net/narcotics_anonymous_online_meeting.html

Recovery Dharma: "Healing from Addiction with Buddhist Practice", daily meetings via computer, smartphone or dial in:

  http://recoverydharma.online/

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If you or a friend, colleague, partner or associate are struggling, please reach out.

Contact LAP

Confidentiality protected

The NCBA Lawyer Assistance Program is supported in part by grants from the WeCare Fund,
part of the Nassau Bar Foundation (NCBA’s charitable arm) and the NYS Unified Court System Office of Court Administration.