Lawyers Seek Removal of MH Question from Bar Applications

By Valerie A. Canady

Mental Health Weekly quoted President Greenberg on the Working Group on Attorney Mental Health’s recent report. (may require subscription)

Observing that stigma around mental illness remains a chief barrier to treatment within the legal profession, not to mention the public at large, the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), a voluntary bar association, is fighting to remove all mentions of mental health from bar applications.

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