Coronavirus (COVID 19): wellbeing and mental health resources

Promoting and supporting good mental health and wellbeing for solicitors is a key priority for the Law Society.

We’re aware that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the social distancing measures are having a significant impact on the profession. We’ve put together a set of resources to help you and your teams.

LawCare

LawCare is a charity specialising in mental health and wellbeing for the legal community.

Its helpline is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5.30pm: 0800 279 6888

LawCare’s live chat is available on:

  • Tuesday and Wednesday from 1.15pm to 5.30pm
  • Thursday from 9am to 1.15pm 

Resources for practitioners

Helplines for professional and personal support

Stress and mental health

Podcasts: 

Blogs and articles:

Resources for managers

HR and people management

Guides:

Blogs and features:

Upcoming Webinars

Webinar: Setting yourself up for sustainable success in the legal profession

This series of three 60 minute live webinars is ideal for anyone working in the legal sector who wants to increase their capacity to manage stress, proactively support their mental health and resilience, and cultivate sustainable levels of high performance.

Date: 17, 24 September and 1 October 2021
Time: 12pm to 1pm
Cost: £75
Location: online

Webinar: Supporting others and creating a mentally-healthy workplace culture

This series of two 90-minute live webinars will help attendees to understand the psychology of high performers. It will also help develop effective practices to promote a more positive mental health culture within law firms/organisations, secure boardroom buy-in, and ensure mental health champions and first aiders are being optimally utilised.

Date: 14 and 21 October 2021
Time: 12pm to 1.30pm
Cost: £95
Location: online