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Posted September 11, 2012 by

Law Students the Focus for Website Dealing with Emotional and Mental Health

While college can bring challenges to many students, those in the field of law may be facing more serious issues that need to be dealt with.  A new website designed for law students may be helpful to their emotional and mental health.

As we enter a new school year,  students not only face academic challenges, but must also be prepared to deal with emotional and mental health issues.  In particular, law students find themselves at greater risk for such issues.  To help address this, LawLifeline.org has been launched as a resource for law students providing information about a wide range of emotional health issues, including anxiety, depression and stress.  It offers a free anonymous, confidential web-based resource center allowing students to not only search for information, but to learn how to go about seeking help if they need it.  LawLifeline is a project of The Jed Foundation, the nation’s leading organization working to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among America’s college students, and The Dave Nee Foundation, which works to fight depression and prevent suicide among law students. (more…)