TITLE

Breaking the Silence

AUTHOR(S)
Koehler, Natalie Cobb
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Texas Bar Journal;Nov2011, Vol. 74 Issue 10, p942
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers opinions about the project "Breaking the Silence: A Path to Finding Mental Health," initiated by the Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA). Topics include the author's personal recollections of a lawyer who died by suicide, the aim of the project to help lawyers cope with depression and mental illness, and the work of the TYLA with the Texas State Bar legal association to promote mental health in the legal profession.
ACCESSION #
67629002

 

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