Addiction is a brain disease which can be significantly impacted by genetics. Roughly 20 million American adults battle a substance use disorder. In this session, you delve deeply into the connection between addiction and the high-stress lives that attorneys lead. Understand the potential legal liability for the addicted attorney, and how to identify and respond to an active substance use problem when it does occur. This panel explores risk factors for addiction, new techniques for imaging and treating the brain in people with addiction, and strategies for achieving work/life balance to eliminate the incidence of addiction.
Recorded during a live webcast of The Brain in August 2019.