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Newsletter Autumn 2010 NYSBA LAP Volunteer Recognition Event held; My Favorite Things; Law Student Award; CoLAP Wellness Award; CoLAP Conference news; NYSBA LAP Volunteer dinner; Ray of Hope Award; Sweisgood Award, Judging Aging; NYSBA Committee news; Attorney Arrested; Positive Attitude & Gratitude
Newsletter Summer 2010 A Time to Disclose; Legalized Marijuana; Remembering Jack Gaylord; Admission Process by Departments; NCBA Directors' Award; NYSBA Spring Retreat, LAC Update, Gavin Award, Resolution and Policy on Impairment; Decreasing Law School Stress and Annual Meeting of Law Schools
Newsletter Winter/Spring 2010 LAP's saving lives; NYSBA Committee Update; "Ray of Hope" Award to Hon. Anthony V. Cardona; Kulick Award presented by the LHL of Erie County; 4th Department Update; NYLAT & LAPs launch E-Zine, Sweisgood Dinner, 2009; New Trustees; NYSBA Spring Retreat; CoLAP Update; Depression in the Profession Video; Judges Helping Judges; Special Needs of Gay and Lesbian Lawyers with Substance Abuse Disorders; BringChange2Mind.org
Newsletter Summer 2009 LAP Volunteer Recognition & Gavin Award Presentation and Remarks; Student Services Meeting; NYSBA LAP Spring Retreat and LAC Meeting; A Call For Help; 12-Steps for Lawyers; Recommended Reading; "Timothy's Law" report and CoLAP Northeast Regional meeting
Newsletter Spring 2009 NYSBA Spring Retreat; Parity Act; Suffolk County Bar Association Dinner; Depression, Law School Student Service Deans Meeting; NYSBA Committee Update; Reflections from the NYSBA LAC Chair; The Human Toll; Issue Brief #4 for Employers
Newsletter Winter/Spring 2008 Model Rule on Conditional Admission Adopted by the ABA; Courage to Confront; New Trustees; Spring Retreat; NYSBA Committee news; LAT Annual Report; Judge Panel Report; CoLAP Annual Conference and Midyear Meeting; LAP Recognition; Sweisgood Dinner; Erie Bar Award, CLE; Helping Lawyers; Healing Profession
Newsletter Summer 2008 Reflecting on Quality of LIfe for Judges; Special Service Award; NYSBA Committee News; A Connection Culture; Gavin Memorial Award; CoLAP News; Erie County CLE program; Anxiety; Recovery Month; Vicarious Trauma; Stress Management; The Dirty Dozen
Newsletter Autumn 2007 Troubled Waters; CLE Rules Passed; NYSBA President's message & Committee News, New LSP Coordinator in 2nd Department; Anxiety; Grass Roots Activities; Texas Report; NCBA Retreat; CoLAP News, Conference Photos and 2008 in Arkansas; Stress Busters; Lawyers Fund; Oneida Program
Newsletter Summer 2007 Vicarious Trauma: An Overlooked Source of Burnout; NYC Bar LAP Award to Ray Nelson; PAG Meeting; NE Regional CoLAP meeting; NYSBA Committee News; ABA Halifax conference; Franklin Gavin Award; Extraordinary Service Award; Depression in the Legal Profession; The ABC's of LAP's: Helping at Law Schools.
Newsletter Spring 2007 Post-Traumatic Stress; Gavin Award Recipient; NYSBA Committee news; NYSBA Spring Retreat; NYC Support Groups; Annual CoLAP Conference; NYC Annual Forum; NYC LAP Annual Report ; Nassau Program; Gen X & Law Schools; Science of Addiction.
Newsletter Winter 2007 New Trustees; CoLAP conference; NYSBA Committee update; NYC LAP Staff; Monitor Training; Sweisgood Award and Dinner Remarks; Pain & Addiction; EtG Testing Clarified, NYS Uniform Monitoring Guidelines; Depression and our Bodies; Addressing Mental Health Issues: What Works?
Newsletter Fall 2006 New Staff Join NYSBA LAP; State Bar Committee name change; Erie 12-step Weekend; New Seasons at NYSBA LAP; Sweisgood Dinner; A Tipping Point, Taking Control; NYSBA Committee news; New Trustee named; In Appreciation; Grants awarded; Student LAP Rep cited; Law Student Award; Peer Assistance Training; Character and Fitness Brochure; Recovery Stories; Inviting Change; Intervention.
Newsletter Summer 2006 Volunteer Training; Law Student Award; Depression: One Attorney's Story; Practicing Alongside Depression; Helping Professionals; NYSBA Committee Update; NYC Bar Annual Forum; ABA Standing Committee on Substance Abuse; Judicial Outreach; Law School Program; ABA CoLAP Update; Drinking in America, a book review.
Newsletter Spring 2006 Latest Outreach Update; In memory of Keegan & O'Keefe; Dutchess County LAP; New NCBA LAP Director; Intervention Models; NYSBA and NYC Bar issues LAP Reports; NYSBA Law Practice Continuity Planning Guide issued; ABA report on Law Students and LAP's; and Your Guide to law school stimulants
Newsletter Winter 2006 ABA CoLAP Conference Report; Rochester Program Held; Remarks from Women's Conference by Chief Judge Kaye, Diane Yu, Cindy Lavorato; Lawyers Fund Director Meets with LAT; Six New Trustees Named
Newsletter Fall 2005 Conference Report; Second Department Adopts New Rules, including Diversion to Monitoring; New NYSBA LAP Director Hired; Book Review: "The American Disease: Origins of Narcotic Control"; Disciplinary Case Round-Up
Newsletter Summer 2005 Women's Conference Speakers Set; Minority Outreach Program Held; NYSBA LAP Director Retires; Franklin Gavin Award Made; ABCNY CLE Held
[Spring] Fall Conference Information; Ray Lopez Recognition; Assistance Personnel Convene; Discipline & LAPS, by Joy McLean; Cheever Visit; The Value of LAPs
[Winter] Reports on Syracuse conference; NYC LAP 5th anniversary; Third Department Diversion rules; Sweisgood Dinner news; Krausman Report Issued; Guido named Special Counsel; Law Student Awards
[Fall] Upstate REgional Conference Set; DWI Arrest: Private Matter or Ethics Violation?; NYC Program; NYSBA Retreat; "Course in a Box" released; PLNDP launched;
[Summer] Law School Deans meet upstate; Lawyers' Attitudes toward Chemical Dependency Treatment; Kathy Devine Interview; Larry Krieger Article; Lawyers' Fund News
[Spring] Referrals Up; Suicide Prevention; Drug Court Study Issued; Book Review;
[Fall] Grants Announced; Monitoring Program; Tips for Disciplinary Counsel; NC Quality of Life Survey; CoLAP Meeting in Victoria; Dean Arterian Interview; Book Review
[Summer] Law School Conference Held; Lawyer Distress Revisited; Spring Retreat Report; Gavin Award to Jack Keegan; Substance Abuse & Discipline; Monitor Training Held; Book Review
[Spring] Fourth Department adopts Diversion Rules; Addiction Treatment; CoLAP Law School Outreach News; Andy Benjamin Article; Internet Site launched; Book Review
[Winter] Law School Conference Planned; Sweisgood Dinner; AALS Report recommendations; Ken Rosenblum Interview; Resources
[Fall] First Grants Announced; Eileen Travis Interview; Law Practice Continuity Committee Formed; ABA's CoLAP; Erie Summer Program; Resources
[Summer] Grant Program Announced; Ray Lopez Interview; Eugene Clifford Remarks; Law School in the News; Committee News; Resources
[Spring] LAT created; Members; Director Named; Committees; How Can You Tell?; Events