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mental health

11 May 2020

These days there are probably few if any lawyers who, locked up at home for weeks and often 24 hours a day, has not pondered about their mental health.

12 April 2019

NLSIU Bangalore students gathered for a show of solidarity yesterday to encourage the administration to improve mental health infrastructure and awareness on campus, following the purported second student suicide in just over two years, as well as a Student Bar Association (SBA) campaign to investigate underlying causes.

02 April 2019

Following last month’s second suicide at NLSIU Bangalore in just over two years, the Student Bar Association (SBA) has produced a groundbreaking report that has revealed extremely worrying statistics and trends about life and academic pressures particularly at NLS, but also at other elite national law universities (NLU).

02 May 2013

NUJS: Now with counsellorCollege promises formal inquiry that will not ‘suppress anything’.

17 October 2012

Lawyers are the most exposed people to the risk of depression - a health disorder which causes 850,000 deaths worldwide annually - according to a research report by John Hopkins University. The risk to lawyers is 3.6 times higher than other professionals.

A US law firm’s managing partner blamed pessimism, brash decision making, working against integrity, and stress and anxiety as the top reasons for depression among lawyers, on his blog LawyersWithDepression.com.

So how does the Indian lawyer fare on the stress and depression front, apart from the "depressing dress code", asks the Subjudiced blog. Pointing out that loss of appetite and sleep deprivation are very normal among these lawyers, Subjudiced also discusses some ways of recovering [Subjudiced]

06 September 2012

NUJS: Now with counsellorExclusive: Three weeks after what was presumed to be the suicide of NUJS Kolkata final year student Wasim Iqbal, a psychotherapist is now set to begin serving as counsellor at the law school after notification on Tuesday.