Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 33: Lawyers, Depression, and Substance Abuse

This week’s episode of the 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast focuses on a very important topic: Lawyers and depression. Larry Port interviews Christine Bilbrey, the Senior Practice Management Advisor at The Florida Bar who also heads up a special committee on mental health and wellness for Florida lawyers. In this episode, Christine talks with Larry about the pervasiveness of […]

National Suicide Prevention Week: Resources for Lawyers

Lawyers are the most frequently depressed occupational group in the US and suicide is one of the leading causes of death in the profession. Help is available but awareness is often lacking. The 2012 National Suicide Prevention Week, starting with World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th helps to raise awareness. Many state bars offer […]

Lawyers, Law Students and Depression

Just last week, as Larry, co-founder of Rocket Matter, and I discussed his App of the Week post about nutrition, we went on a tangent about the work-life and wellness topics we’ve written about here and the need for more, as it speaks directly to productivity. And we’re all about productivity! We were especially burdened […]