Attorney well-being is a critical component of our duty to represent our clients with competence. Recent studies showing high levels of depression and substance abuse among lawyers compel an increased awareness of, and focus on, wellness for attorneys. Fortunately, with this awareness has come a wealth of resources to assist attorneys with various aspects of their well-being and to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health issues. The VBA provides quality wellness programming throughout the year to satisfy Vermont’s required 1.0 MCLE credit per reporting period of wellness programming. Also, linked below are wellness resources from Vermont and beyond that focus on promoting well-being in our legal community.