About Bree Buchanan
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 judicialstudies.duke.edu/judicature and additional resources on judicial wellness in the spring 2017 edition of Judicature.