988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
A not-for-profit dedicated to helping Illinois judges, lawyers, & law students.
To help judges, lawyers and law students get assistance with substance use, addiction and mental health problems.
LAP Weekly Group Meetings
Lawyers and law students will find group meetings to be a place to come together for organic clinically-led conversation and support.
LAP Virtual CLEs
Available 24/7 clinical topics from LAP’s expert clinical staff for your Mental Health CLE credits and personal development.
LAP in the Press
Fresh announcements, events and more for the legal community.
Everything you need to succeed in our everchanging legal landscape from meditation tracks to wellness tools.
Nationally acclaimed expert clinical speakers coming to your firm, office or chambers.
Who We Are
& What We Do
Lawyers’ Assistance Program is a not-for-profit organization that helps Illinois judges, lawyers, law students, and their families concerned about alcohol use, drug dependency, or stress related issues like anxiety, burnout, depression, and many others. Our services include Expert Mental Health and Substance Use Assessments, Referrals to Specialized Treatment, Individual Consultations, Ongoing Support Groups for Men, Women, and Law Students, Interventions, Wellbeing Techniques & other needed services
Lawyers Helping Lawyers
Illinois Supreme Court Rule 1.6(d) mandates confidentiality for all information received by LAP volunteers and trained interveners during interventions and related meetings. Both the volunteer and client are assured that anything disclosed is specifically protected by the attorney client privilege. The only exception relates to a client signing a release of information asking LAP to report on his or her behalf to another organization or individual. Additionally, the Interveners and Reporter Immunity Law guarantees immunity for LAP Volunteers and those who participate in its work.
Mental Health & Substance Use Evaluations, Referrals & Supportive Services
Illinois LAP helps judges, lawyers and law students with mental disorders. This can be anything from anxiety, or drug and alcohol use problems, to stress, depression, and other issues.
If you’re suffering from any of these disorders, don’t hesitate to contact Illinois LAP today. We offer many different mental health services that are sure to help you in your time of need.