Supporting a safe and healthy legal workplace

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The SANE Help Centre provides the information, guidance, and referrals you need to manage mental health concerns.


Our new online forums provide social connection and support in a safe, anonymous and caring online community. Moderated 24/7 by mental health professionals through our partnership with SANE Australia, each month there are special “live chat” events on topics of interest to our members. Join the community at

Why do we need safe online forums? Can’t we just have a chat over a coffee?

Pleading Sanity

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With a Little Help from my Friends pdf



Client Management and Self-Care: A guide for pro bono lawyers

The Client Management and Self-Care – a guide for pro bono lawyers was created specifically with pro bono lawyers in mind, and was jointly written by Hai-Van Nguyen (Clayton Utz), Leanne Ho (whilst at Henry Davis York), Jillian Mitford-Burgess (Henry Davis York), Angela Harvey (whilst at McCabes Lawyers) and Hannah Rose (Sparke Helmore Lawyers).

In addition to self-care for legal professionals, it also contains advice on engaging with vulnerable clients.

The Guide is free to download and use :


Dr Craig Hassad, Senior Lecturer, Department of General Practice, Monash University and Dr Richard Chambers talk about why mindfulness is important for law students and the legal profession.

Part 1 : Mental Health and the Legal Profession

Part 2: What is Mindfulness?

Part 3: The stress response and health

Part 4: Attention and multitasking

Part 5: Applications of mindfulness

Part 6: Mindfulness and executive functioning

Part 7: Applying mindfulness for study and life