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Stress Prevention and Coping Tips

  • Don’t let yourself get too hungry, angry, lonely or tired.
  • Maintain balance between work, family and your personal interests, hobbies, etc.
  • Focus your energy on what you have control over.
  • Don’t catastrophize:  Everything is not a big deal.
  • Maintain personal and professional integrity.
  • Accept your own limitations.
  • Set reasonable expectations.
  • Establish and maintain personal and professional boundaries.
  • Ask for help when needed.

The Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program is a professional, confidential counseling program designed to serve members of The Missouri Bar. We seek to help lawyers, judges, law students and family members overcome personal concerns that interfere with professional or personal well-being.  

We address substance abuse, depression, anxiety, marital and family concerns, stress, burnout, mental health, caregiving or work related issues. All MOLAP services are free of charge. For confidential assistance, call 1-800-688-7859.