Mental Health Week was established in 1951 by the Canadian Mental Health Association. It is observed annually during the first full week of May. This year, Mental Health Week is May 1 – May 7, 2023.
CBA Alberta and the Alberta Lawyers’ Assistance Society (Assist) encourage all legal professionals to make well-being a priority. Here are some activities to help you get started during Mental Health Week 2023:
Monday, May 1, 2023
Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Thursday, May 4, 2023
Friday, May 5, 2023
Mental Health Conference for Legal Professionals
Speakers: The Hon. George R. Strathy, the Hon. Judge Timothy Daley, Professor Nathalie Cadieux, Ferne M. Ashford, K.C., Elaine Cumming, Jennifer Lynne Hanson, Kathy Lewis, Heather L. Totton, Julian C. Williams
Presented by CBA New Brunswick
- The Dire Straights of Legal Practice: Overcoming industrial disease with psychological detachment and assertiveness
Speakers: Loraine Champion, Dr. Brian Forbes, Cal Johnson, K.C.
Presented by Assist