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Issue 50 | March 2018

LIANSWERS

This newsletter includes information to help lawyers reduce the likelihood of being sued for malpractice. The material presented is not intended to establish, report, or create the standard of care for lawyers. The articles do not represent a complete analysis of the topics presented, and readers should conduct their own appropriate legal research.
LGBTQ+ mental health

The following is an article excerpt from Homewood Health™, your health and wellness provider, on behalf of the Nova Scotia Lawyers Assistance Program (NSLAP).

For those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit or queer (LGBTQ+), the range of experiences with mental health and well-being are as diverse as those found within the general Canadian population. But the effects of intolerance and discrimination can create higher risks for mental health disorders among members of these communities.”

Read "LGBTQ+ Mental health" for information on how to create a positive and supportive workplace for LGBTQ+ employees, including external resources which can be accessed for support from your NSLAP provider, Homewood Health™.


Visit the NSLAP website at www.nslap.ca. For more information and support with LGBTQ+ mental health, along with resources and counselling to improve your health and wellness, register with Homewood Health https://www.homeweb.ca/ Please note that NSLAP is your “company” name when you register. Call in confidence, 24 hours a day: 1 866 299 1299 (within Nova Scotia) | (Visit the NSLAP website for details about calling from outside Nova Scotia) | 1 866 398 9505 (en français) | 1 888 384 1152 (TTY).