Thursday, April 21, 2016

Stories of Recovery: Support Groups are Life-Changing

Originally published by Guest Blogger.

Over the past 15 years, a toxic combination of the general slowing-down of litigation (especially the near disappearance of my life’s work, jury trials) and a major health setback involving chemotherapy sent me into what the psychiatrists call a major depressive disorder. In everyday parlance, I was suffering from Depression, with a capital “D.”

Editor’s note: This story is part of the Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program’s “Stories of Recovery” series. TLAP offers confidential assistance for lawyers, law students, and judges with substance abuse or mental health issues. Call TLAP at (800) 343-8527 and find more information at

Curated by Texas Bar Today. Follow us on Twitter @texasbartoday.

from Texas Bar Today
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