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April 5, 2016
Survive Law first encountered social worker and mental health expert, Robyn Bradey, at College of Law's Wellness Forum. We caught up with her to bring you...
October 26, 2015
‘It’s too difficult’. ‘I’m not smart enough’. ‘Everybody hates me’. Do any of these thoughts sound familiar? Psychologists call these types of thoughts...
July 17, 2015
I once heard that law school was “a marathon, not a sprint”, but now that I'm in my fourth year, I’ve found that studying law is more like jumping over hurdles
April 1, 2015
I found myself at a party one evening speaking to a friend’s dad who is a barrister. I told him of my interests and explained that someone recommended I go for
October 15, 2014
Our lecturers and tutors regularly remind us that depression and anxiety are more prevalent among law students and lawyers than in any other industry...
May 8, 2014
My first experience of depression happened at 16. Family and childhood issues from a young age had changed my cheerful, blissfully ignorant character to a...
May 7, 2014
Law as a profession has one of the highest rates of depression and anxiety of any occupation, and it all starts in law school. As law students, we are about...
April 3, 2014
We all know that being a law student can be stressful. However, when the demands of law school are combined with the general stresses of daily life such as work
October 1, 2013
A new foundation will be working to improve the mental wellbeing of Victoria’s legal practitioners. Launched last month, the Wellbeing and the Law Foundation ai