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Join the ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs (@ABACoLAP) for a live Twitter Chat titled “Suicide Prevention and Postvention in the Legal Profession” today at 1 p.m. EDT.

The guests will be Kate Bender, Programming Director of the Dave Nee Foundation (@NeeFoundation) and Yvette Hourigan, Director of the Kentucky Lawyer Assistance Program (@KYLAPtweets). They will be discussing the disproportionately high rate of suicides in the legal profession, symptoms or behaviors that might indicate a person may be considering attempting suicide, how to get help or refer someone else to help, and ways law schools and law firms can address these issues.

How to Join In

Log on to Twitter and follow tweets with #LawyerSuicideAwareness. To post a question or comment, use #LawyerSuicideAwareness in your own tweets.

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