Lawyers' Assistance Programs

The following resources have been identified by the EDNY Litigation Advisory Committee on Substance Abuse and Mental Health as invaluable for purposes of assistance and guidance to lawyers facing these issues.

Lawyers’ Assistance Programs

New York City Bar Association Lawyer Assistance Program
Director: Eileen Travis
42 W. 44th St. New York, NY 10036
Hotline: (212) 302-5787

Nassau County Bar Association Lawyer Assistance Program
Committee Chair: Mark Goidell

Director: Elizabeth Eckhardt, LCSW, PhD
One West Street
Mineola, NY 11501
Hotline: (888) 408-6222
https://www.nassaubar.org/For%20Our%20Members/Lawyers%20Assistance%20Pro...

Brooklyn Bar Association Lawyer Assistance Program
123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Hotline: (800) 255-0569
http://brooklynbar.org/wp-content/uploads/Lawyer_Assistance_Program.pdf

Suffolk County Bar Association Lawyer Assistance Program
560 Wheeler Road

Hauppauge, NY 11788-4357
Hotline: (631) 697-2499

New York State Bar Association Lawyer Assistance Program
Director: Pat Spataro lap@nysba.org
Hotline: 1 (800) 255-0569

Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs

American Bar Association

321 N. Clark Street

Chicago, IL 60654-7598
https://www.americanbar.org/groups/lawyer_assistance.html
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