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Mental health awareness in legal sector – overcoming the stigma

The key question law firms therefore need to ask themselves is are they are currently doing enough? If they aren’t asking this, then they won’t know the current state of their employee’s mental health.

Employee mental health continues to decline across the workplace, with 41% of workers now reporting they feel worse than they did prior to the lockdown in 2020. Those operating within high-pressure environments such as the legal sector are being particularly affected, with over two-thirds revealing burnout is impacting their wellbeing.

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