Duing this time, it's important we all seek out resources and tools to help us manage our mental health. The more we can understand ourselves and our needs, and the more resilient we can be, the greater our chance of combatting illnesses like stress, anxiety and depression.

Lawscot Wellbeing at the Law Society of Scotland's CPD team have made three modules available free of charge for our members, focused on stress management, building resilience and the health and safety factors that need to be considered when lone working.

Managing stress

An online module designed to help you understand, identify and start to manage stress in the workplace.

Becoming more resilient

An online module designed to help you develop your resilience by understanding key concepts such as a growth mindset and the importance of failure.

Lone working

An online module which defines lone working and lays out the basic health and safety principles employers and employees should be aware of.
Additional modules and webinars online

We have also pulled together some other webinars and modules to explore. There are many different resources available online, often free of charge, whether live webinars or recorded versions.

'The science of wellbeing' online course | Yale University via Coursera | free

'Managing your mental health while working from home' podcast | LawCare and Obelisk Support | free

Mental Health Awareness Course | British Safety Council | free 

'Coronanxiety' support webinars | Anxiety UK | free

Wellbeing for isolated workers | New Leaf Health UK | various webinars, cost associated

'Mental health and wellbeing and looking after remote workers' webinar | Safety and Health Practitioners | free

'During the break': a series of interviews with legal professionals about how they're coping with the coronavirus outbreak | Crafty Counsel | free

'Resilience skills in a time of coronavirus crisis' webinar | College of Wellbeing | free

'Communicating in quarantine: tips to encourage mental wellness in close quarters' webinar | Active Minds | free

If you come across, or are offering, other great resources you'd like to share with members on this page, please get in touch with oliviamoore@lawscot.org.uk

Fit for Law - Online course

Fit for Law is a cross-jurisdictional free learning resource on emotional competence and professional resilience, developed for legal professionals in the UK and Ireland by The Open University and The University of Sheffield in collaboration with legal mental health charity LawCare.