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Being an attorney comes with an enormous amount of pressure that arises at the very beginning of your career.

Nearly 44 percent of attorneys with alcohol use disorders say that problematic drinking began within the first 15 years of practicing law, which suggests that the early stages of a legal career are often associated with a higher risk of developing an alcohol addiction.

Attorneys are often deeply invested in their careers and sacrifice their own well-being to achieve their work goals. As a direct result, the balance and well-being of their social and family relationships can often suffer as well.

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Why Are Attorneys and Lawyers at a High Risk of Substance Abuse?

Attorneys and lawyers often face high levels of stress and pressure in their profession, which can contribute to substance misuse and mental health concerns. Some factors that contribute to this increased risk include:

The legal profession is known for its demanding workload, long hours, and high-stakes cases. Attorneys often face tight deadlines, intense competition, and the responsibility of representing clients’ interests. The pressure to succeed can lead to chronic stress, which may increase the likelihood of substance misuse as a coping mechanism.

Lawyers are often expected to meet their client’s needs and expectations, which can be challenging and emotionally draining. Dealing with difficult clients or working on emotionally charged cases can take a toll on mental well-being.

Lawyers are often perfectionists, striving for excellence in their work. The fear of making mistakes or not meeting expectations can lead to anxiety and stress, driving some individuals to turn to substances as a way to cope.

The nature of legal work can be isolating, with lawyers spending long hours researching, drafting documents, and preparing for cases. This isolation can lead to feelings of loneliness and contribute to mental health issues such as depression and anxiety.

Achieving a healthy work-life balance can be particularly challenging for lawyers, given the demanding nature of their profession. Long hours and high levels of stress can make it difficult for attorneys to prioritize self-care and engage in activities outside of work that promote mental well-being.

There may be a culture within the legal profession that normalizes or even encourages behaviors such as long hours, excessive drinking at networking events, and using substances to cope with stress. This culture can perpetuate unhealthy habits and contribute to substance misuse.

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Our Program

Our Programs are committed to promoting public safety while adhering to all treatment recommendations provided by relevant parties, including local, state, and federal authorities. This dedication to safety and compliance is reflected in our accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), as evidenced by the accreditation seal of approval prominently displayed on our website. CARF accreditation signifies that our programs meet rigorous standards of quality and effectiveness in the provision of rehab services.

We place significant emphasis on upholding these standards, recognizing the importance of ensuring that our programs meet regulatory requirements and prioritize the well-being and safety of our clients and the broader community. By adhering to these standards, we demonstrate our commitment to accountability, transparency, and continuous improvement in all aspects of our operations.

CARF accreditation assures clients, their families, referring agencies, and other stakeholders that our programs are held to the highest standards of quality and integrity. It serves as a mark of trustworthiness and reliability, underscoring our dedication to providing evidence-based, client-centered care that prioritizes safety, effectiveness, and ethical practice.

You are not alone! For more information on how we can help you or someone you know, contact us today.

  • 15-24% of total legal professionals abuse alcohol
  • Of those, 1 in 5 lawyers has an alcohol use disorder 
  • 29% admit to substance misuse within the first ten years of their career
  • 21% admit to substance misuse within the second ten years
  • 28% of attorneys suffer from depression
  • 19% of attorneys suffer from anxiety
Help for Professionals

Who We Help

Parkdale focuses on treating professionals across the United States in highly accountable industries who struggle with addiction. Parkdale utilizes innovative programs and solutions that meet those struggling with substance use disorder. Privacy and anonymity are of the utmost importance to the team at Parkdale.

What We Do

Our Treatment Services

Withdrawal Management

We offer medically supervised withdrawal management to help you take the first step towards freedom.

Partial Hospitalization

Our partial hospitalization program offers you the benefits of inpatient treatment without the restrictions.

Intensive Outpatient

The intensive outpatient program at Parkdale Center was designed specifically for working professionals.
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Discovering the Path to Recovery at Parkdale Center

Individuals in various professions bear the weight of their careers, responsibilities, and work/life balance differently. At Parkdale Center, we are dedicated to teaching you effective techniques for managing the stressors and triggers that may have led you toward addiction. Whether you are a nurse, lawyer, physician, pilot, corporate executive, athlete, laborer, or engineer, your work identity can significantly impact life’s outcomes and opportunities.

We take pride in catering to a diverse community of professionals struggling with substance use, understanding the importance of finding the best-fit treatment for you or someone you know. We offer a commitment-free phone assessment to address all your questions and concerns. Our team helps you estimate the required treatment length, detox needs, and cost factors and guides you through the next steps. If necessary, we may recommend an inpatient facility for those with extreme dependence.

Our comprehensive assessment examines the triggers of your individual disease and forms the basis of your insurance baselines. This crucial assessment time shapes the customized plan of care that suits your specific needs.

Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) is an intensive, full-time option that grants access to all our treatment services. Participants reside in our beautiful, serene, and historic facility near the shores of Lake Michigan. The length of stay varies based on individual requirements.

Learn more about Parkdale’s Residential/ Partial Hospitalization Program.

We offer the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for those transitioning back to everyday life. Whether locally or in your hometown, we assist in creating a support system and providing outpatient appointments to prevent potential relapse while encouraging lasting support and sobriety.

Our commitment to your success extends beyond treatment completion. After completing IOP, we offer an Aftercare Program to support you in forming new healthy habits. We provide long-term sponsor engagement, group meetings, and support for families, employers, and colleagues, as needed.

Recognizing the importance of confidently re-entering your career, we offer a unique Career Restoration Program. As a highly accountable professional, we help you achieve documented sobriety and compliance, enabling a comprehensive return-to-work contract with your current or potential employer. This contract fosters peace of mind and accountability for all parties involved.

At Parkdale, we understand the challenges of finding work while committed to sobriety. Rest assured, we will guide and support you throughout this journey.

Find the Path to Renewed Hope and Recovery at Parkdale Center.

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Find Addiction Treatment For Lawyers and Attorneys at Parkdale Center

At Parkdale Center, we understand the unique challenges lawyers face, making addiction treatment tailored to their needs crucial. Our commitment to public safety and adherence to treatment recommendations, as reflected in our CARF accreditation, underscores our dedication to excellence. By providing specialized interventions addressing stressors like perfectionism and work-related stress, we create a supportive environment free of judgment. Collaboration with legal organizations ensures comprehensive resources and support, fostering a culture of wellness in the legal profession. Parkdale Center’s mission is to empower lawyers to lead fulfilling lives, free from addiction, upholding professionalism and ethical standards. Together, we pave the way for a brighter future where lawyers thrive both personally and professionally.

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