Queensland Law Society

Resilience and wellbeing
resources for the legal profession

Lifeline crisis support 13 11 14 (24 hour)

beyondblue info line 1300 224 636

Australian Psychological Society Referral 1800 333 497

Help and support

LawCare: Free, confidential counselling services to QLS members, their immediate family and legal support staff

Lifeline: Coping strategies, fact sheets, tool kits and mental health quiz

beyondblue: Steps to follow when seeking help

Helping others

Employees and family members: Guides for helping others, encouraging clear communication and managing stress

Managers and HR teams: Checklists, help sheets and guides for the workplace

RUOK? What to do if someone is not ok: Practical tips for holding a conversation

Black Dog Institute: What to do if you are worried about someone

Law students support

The Desk: Support, tools and advice for tertiary students in the areas of mental and physical health and wellbeing

Survive Law: Blog written by a team of law students and grads featuring tips and tricks to help students navigate the land of law

Health and wellbeing

Assure: Wellbeing and stress checklists, relaxation techniques and healthy living tips

Bupa: Tools, information and support on how to be a healthier you

TJMF Psychological Wellbeing: Best Practice Guidelines for the Legal Profession: The Guidelines aim is to assist legal organisations to create workplaces that fulfil each of the psychosocial factors.