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Dan Lukasik

California
I am a lawyer at partner at a law firm in Buffalo, New York and have practiced law for the past 21 years.  I also suffer from clincial depression.  Studies show that lawyers suffer from depression at twice the national rate.  Accordingly, of the 1 million lawyers in America, about... Full Bio
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‘You Are Not Alone’: Law Prof Who Considered Suicide Tells His Story by Dan Lukasik Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression From the ABA Journal, a powerful story about Charlotte School of Law Professor Brian Clarke and his descent and recovery from Major Depression.   Read the Story Read on »
“I’m Already Getting Help For My Depression: Now What?” by Dan Lukasik Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression One study found that as many as eighty-percent of all people in this country that suffer from depression don’t get any treatment. Given that depression is the leading ... Read on »
“Life is Overrated”: One Lawyer’s Struggles with Depression by Dan Lukasik Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Great piece about lawyer Keith Anderson’s journey through depression.  Read the Story. ... Read on »
“Time” Management by Dan Lukasik Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Graduates of law school shouldn’t be given diplomas – they should be handed crash helmets.  Our lives as lawyers can be bruising indeed.  It’s not only the emot ... Read on »
10 Biggest Depression Triggers – and How to Turn Them Off by Dan Lukasik Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Depression doesn’t just happen.  There are well known triggers that bring on depression.  Learn about the most common ... Read on »
10 Biggest Depression Triggers – and How to Turn Them Off by Dan Lukasik Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Even though it may seem that depression just happens, there are actually different triggers for everyone.  Read the Bl ... Read on »
10 Biggest Depression Triggers and How to Turn Them Off by Dan Lukasik Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Depression doesn’t just “happen”. There are things that set it off.  Find out what they are. Read the Blog . ... Read on »
10 FAQs About Antidepressants by Dan Lukasik Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Do antidepressants really work?  Who should be taking them?   Read the Blog Read on »
10 Happy Tips for Lawyers by Dan Lukasik Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression From Duke Law School professor and optimism proponent Dan Bowling, tips about how to lead a happier legal life. Read the ... Read on »
10 Steps to Lower Anxiety & Become Empowered by Dan Lukasik Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Anxiety can make us feel out of control and this piece from Dr Elvira Aletta at Explore What’s Next explains how to take ... Read on »
10 Ways For Lawyers to Deal With Their Depression by Dan Lukasik Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression A lawyer with depression used to call me once a month. He’d sometimes weep as he told me about the myriad of ways that his depression was disrupting his work and personal li ... Read on »
10 Ways to Deal with Depression by Dan Lukasik Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression               A lawyer with depression used to call me once a month.  He would tell me about the emotional problems in his life.  Many tim ... Read on »
11 Simple Strategies to Move Past Depression by Dan Lukasik Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Wondering what steps you can take to enjoy your summer more and move past depression?   Read the Blog Read on »
11 Years by Dan Lukasik Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression From the blog Depression Marathon, a writer takes stock of her 11 year journey with depression. Read the Blog . ... Read on »
12 Depression Busters for Caregivers by Dan Lukasik Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Learn more about how you can help someone you love who struggles with depression.   Read the Blog Read on »
12 Surprising Causes of Depression by Dan Lukasik Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Depression isn’t a simple illness.  It has many causes.   Read the News Read on »
12 Ways to Keep Going When Depressed by Dan Lukasik Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression From the blog Beyond Blue, a great list of things to help you get through your days at work and home when depressed.   ... Read on »
13 Tips for Dealing with a Really Lousy Day by Dan Lukasik Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression From Grethchen Rubin at The Happiness Project website, stuff you can do to turn around a crummy day.   Read the Blog Read on »
13 Ways to Define Depression by Dan Lukasik Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Depression is much more than an illness according to John Folk-Williams who blogs at Storied Mind.   Read the Blog ... Read on »
15 Tips for Mental Fitness by Dan Lukasik Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression A great blog by Dr. Deborah Serani about stuff we can do to be mentally healthy.  I love lists!   Read the Blog ... Read on »