Mental illness affects every population and every group, especially lawyers
Recent studies have shown that the incidence of clinical depression is three times higher in lawyers than in any other group of professionals. Suicide, in fact, is the third most common cause of death in attorneys following cancer and heart disease.
Tipper Gore to headline mental health symposium
Tipper Gore will be the featured speaker at this year’s Southeastern Symposium on Mental Health in Greenville. Hosted by Prisma Health’s Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine, the second annual symposium is held to raise awareness about and reduce the stigma associated with mental illness as well as improve access to services.