The legal profession is one of the most demanding and stressful occupations.
The mental health issues that usually occur in the legal profession or depression anxiety and substance of use. This is usually because the actual profession does not line up with the purpose driven motives that take people to law school. People think that they will be making an impact in the world and serving when they become part of a machine that ends up just burning them out. They join organizations that say they were making changes and find out that the brochure does not match the inner workings of the organization. They are financially strapped and stuck at this Point due to Law Student loan repayment, lifestyle adjustment, where they have to live to have these jobs usually in urban areas. And expectation.