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Manitoba’s Peer Support Program For Lawyers

Our Mission is to enhance the immediate and long term wellbeing of Manitoba’s legal community, through peer support, education, community,  and liaison with professional therapeutic services. We provide support in a confidential and non-judgmental way. Law(yer) Strong is a non-profit corporation.

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Matched Peer Support: Someone who has ‘been there’ can be an important source of compassion and support, and offer hope that there’s light on the other side of the struggle.  

Group Peer Support: Starting May 15th we are offering group sessions on Zoom on Wednesdays from 3:30pm-5:00pm. Each session covers a different topic. Register now!

  • May 15 – Anxiety
  • May 22 – Focus
  • May 29 – Depression
  • June 5 – Burnout
  • June 12 – Self-Care
  • June 19 – Coping
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Law(yer) Strong works with the Blue Cross professional counselling program. All Lawyers, Articling Students, and Law Students, are eligible for up to 12 hours of counselling per family per year through their membership with the Law Society of Manitoba as part of the Employee Assistance Program.  

Run club

Law(yer) Strong offers Healthy Lawyers’ Community Activities to get lawyers away from their desks at lunch hour to participate in a 30 minute walk or run, or other activity such as yoga.  

Courses & Webinars

SafeTalk – Suicide Alertness Training – May 30

SafeTALK is a half day suicide alertness training. You learn to recognize that someone might be having thoughts of suicide …

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

BE PART OF THE CHANGE… BECOME A MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AIDER! We know that many lawyers (or colleagues, family & …

Latest News

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Events

SafeTALK – suicide intervention skills

Thursday, May 30, 2024, 9am-1pm – at Law(yer) Strong office – 421 Mulvey Ave. . . . . SafeTALK is …