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Substance Use: Recognizing And Treating Addiction In The Legal Profession 1 New York Ethics Credit

In this one-hour March 14, 2024 program Bruce L. Adelson, Esquire addresses the alarming statistics of substance abuse in the legal profession. Lawyers have significantly higher rates of substance abuse than other professions, with several factors contributing to attorneys being at greater risk. Mr. Adelson explains substance use disorder, provides an assessment framework used to identify severity of substance use, and provides many options for lawyers seeking treatment.

Mr. Adelson is CEO of Federal Compliance Consulting LLC, Potomac, Maryland, and serves as an Adjunct Faculty Member at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and the Georgetown School of Medicine. A former senior attorney of the United States Department of Justice, he is the ADA Consultant to the Idaho Supreme Court and to the New Mexico Administrative Office of the Courts.

Major topics include:
Substance Use Disorder In The Legal Profession
Why Attorneys Are More Prone To Substance Abuse
What Is Addiction?
How Substance Use Alters The Brain
Drug Use Disorder In The Legal Profession
Treatment And Managing Substance Abuse For Attorneys


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AZ - 1 Ethics Credit
CA - 1 Competence Issues Credit
CO - 1 General Credit, CO ID #843044, Expires 2026-12-31
CT - 1 Ethics Credit
DE - 1 Enhanced Ethics Credit, Expires 2026-03-13
FL - 1 General Credit inc. 1 Substance Abuse Credit, Course #2403400N, Expires 2025-11-30
GA - 1 Ethics Credit, Expires 2024-12-31
IN - 1 Ethics Credit, Expires 2025-04-30
KY - 1 General Credit, Expires 2025-06-30
NV - 1 Substance Abuse Credit, Course ID # P_20240501_50508_1, Expires 2027-12-31
NJ - 1.2 Ethics Credits
NM - 1 EP Credit
NY - 1 Ethics Credit for "Experienced" (nontransitional) Attorneys ONLY (attorneys seeking NY credit must ALWAYS place their orders from the New York page)
NC - 1 Substance Abuse Credit, Expires 2025-02-28
OH - 1 Professional Conduct Credit, Expires 2024-12-31
PA - 1 Ethics Credit
TN - 1.00 Dual Credit, Expires 2025-03-25
TX - 1 Ethics Credit, Expires 2025-04-30
VT - 1 Attorney Wellness Credit, Expires 2026-03-13
VA - 1 Well-Being Credit, Expires 2024-10-31
WA - 1 Ethics Credit, Activity ID #2017676
WV - 1.2 Substance Abuse Credits
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