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Lifting the Curtain: An Open (and Sometimes Irreverent) Reflection on Anxiety and Depression

Total Credits: 1.0 including 0.0 Ethics CLE, 1.0 CLE

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NDAA Well-being Series
Will Jordan
1 Hour
Audio and Video
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The prevalence of anxiety, depression, and substance abuse within the legal profession is well known. Attorney Will Jordan personalizes the statistics by sharing his experience with anxiety and depression. Using a storytelling format, Will describes how he came to recognize his mental health struggles, how he tried (unsuccessfully) to cure them, and how, over the years, he has learned to cope with them. Will seeks to decrease the stigma around mental health issues in the legal profession and to provide encouragement and resources for lawyers suffering from anxiety, depression, or substance abuse.



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Assistant United States Attorney and the Chief of the Civil Division

District of South Carolina

Will Jordan is an Assistant United States Attorney and the Chief of the Civil Division for the District of South Carolina.  Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Will was in private practice in Columbia, South Carolina, where he focused his practice in the areas of professional negligence, employment, and business and commercial litigation. Will has served as a member of the South Carolina Bar’s Lawyers Helping Lawyers Commission and is a frequent speaker on the topic of mental health. He lives in Columbia with his wife and four children.