Seven Secrets to Survive the Struggle with Sanity - On Demand CLE

Stuart Teicher

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Join the CLE performer, Stuart Teicher, Esq., as he helps you understand the causes and risk factors of substance abuse, and discusses treatment alternatives. Stuart also reveals a unique approach to prevent substance abuse and ensure long term mental health when he explains his “seven secrets to lawyer sanity.”

Timed Agenda

0:00 – 0:25  Causes
  • An insidious, disguised progression and downward spiral
  • Genetic predisposition versus “acquired”
  • Specific concerns for trial lawyers: mental health issues that arise from constantly dealing with difficult people and the relentlessly adversarial nature of trial practice

0:25 – 0:40  Risk Factors

  • Stress
  • The culture of the legal practice
  • Signs for yourself, and things to keep an eye out for in others

0:40 – 0:50  Addiction as a Chronic Disease

  • Brain imaging studies from drug-addicted individuals

0:50 – 1:10  Treatment Alternatives

  • General programs available, and how lawyer’s assistance programs can help

1:10 – 1:20  Recovery and the Right Mentality for Recovery

  • Coping mechanisms
  • Taking care of yourself mentally and physically
  • Making smart lifestyle choices

1:20 – 2:00  Prevention Tips

The seven secrets for sanity and substance abuse prevention for lawyers:

    1. Pursuing a goal that is greater than yourself
    2. Striving for continual growth and being the best
    3. Being vigilant: relentless determination
    4. The importance of having the right attitude
    5. Focusing on the present and living in the now
    6. Taking care of yourself, mentally, emotionally, and physically
    7. Living a rich life outside the office



On Demand Program: 110 minutes
Original Air Date: 12/02/2019

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