As part of the Phase 2, one of the purposes of the ISMA is to inform about the studies, investigations, and works carried out in other countries concerning legal professionals’ and law students’ mental health. Bearing in mind that Anglo-Saxon countries have already started to focus on the well-being of those collectives because of high rates of mental problems in the legal market, the Council of Government considers essential to make these materials public:

The United States of America (USA)

a) American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs (ABA CoLAP) 

ABA House of Delegates

b) The National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being 


Bar associations which already approved a well-being committee: 

c) Dave Nee Foundation

The United Kingdom & Ireland 

a) LawCare [The United Kingdom, Ireland, Isle of Man, and Jersey]

 b) The Law Society [England and Wales]

c) The Bar Council [England and Wales]

d) Being Lawyers 


a) Canadian Bar Association Wellbeing Programs