MCLE SELF-STUDY ARTICLE "I’M FINE. IT’S FINE. EVERYTHING IS FINE."
Renee N.G. Stackhouse*
The titular text can be found on memes1 circulating on the internet. It is usually accompanied by a cartoon dog surrounded by flames, a dumpster fire, or a cartoon cat that looks like it was electrocuted. And it’s funny… until it’s you.
Even with the movement in the legal profession to prioritize mental health and wellbeing over the last few years, mental health issues and substance abuse are exceedingly high among attorneys.
A 2022 ALM Study2 shows: