Better days ahead

Lawyers are more likely to have anxiety, depression and other mental health issues than the general population.

A day in the life of… Jon Davies

Jon Davies likes to call himself Chief Energy Officer in an organisation of young people working to promote positive conversations about mental health with young…

New podcast to investigate taboo topics in the legal profession

LSJ is launching a new podcast to shine light on dark issues that remain somewhat taboo topics of discussion among lawyers.

One too many

When you think of an “alcoholic”, you probably don’t picture a lawyer in an expensive suit fronting up to court. Yet studies have shown lawyers…

Back to our roots

Spending time among trees can offer humans access to the company of other living things like nothing else can.

Jepsons step down

After more than 10 years at the helm, Marie and George Jepson are stepping down from involvement in the Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation (TJMF). Leadership…

R U OK to start a conversation with a colleague about depression?

Law firms can keep the R U OK? conversation to support mental health support  going throughout the year.

Are you burning out?

Picking up the early signs of burnout can avert a crisis from which it can take years to recover.

A day in the life of… Christine Morgan

As head of the Butterfly Foundation, Christine Morgan uses her legal skills to advocate for better services, research and knowledge of mental illnesses.

Section 32 Mental Health Act amendments fall short of recommended reform

Section 32 of the Mental Health (Forensic Provisions) Act 1990 was amended, extending the divisionary regime to those with cognitive impairment. By KAREN WEEKS.