Bree Buchanan is a lawyer and director of the Texas Lawyers Assistance Program, which hosts the ABA’s National Helpline for Judges Helping Judges (1-800-219-6474). The Helpline assists judges seeking help for issues related to substance use and mental health disorders. She is also chair of the ABA’s Commission on Lawyers Assistance Programs and co-chair of the National Task Force on Lawyer WellBeing. Find sources for this article at and additional resources on judicial wellness in the spring 2017 edition of Judicature.

Written by Bree Buchanan


Five Ways Judges Can Improve Well-being

Vol. 101 No. 4 (2017) | Equal opportunity?