Colorado Law is collectively committed to nurturing the success and well-being of all our students. There are a variety of resources available to students to help you maintain your well-being and reach your full potential. All Colorado Law students have access to a full range of on-campus health and wellness services in addition to a variety of virtual offerings.
We strive to give students the skills and knowledge they need to develop healthy lifelong habits in their legal careers. Our approach recognizes 8 dimensions of wellness that contribute to our students’ success, well-being, and overall health.
It is no secret that the legal profession has a mental health problem. Substance abuse, anxiety disorders, and depression are all prevalent in law schools. Though you might not have a mental illness, it is probable that you will know someone that does. It is important to be aware of these issues so we can create a law school culture that destigmatizes mental health illnesses. And if you have, or you know someone who has, a mental illness, there are many great resources that can help provide support.
Taking care of your mental and physical health has multiple benefits, but here are two good reasons to prioritize eating well, exercising, and making time for yourself during law school.
Take some time to look at the Maintaining Your Wellbeing section of the law school's website. Our Student Affairs Team is committed to supporting you during your time at Colorado Law. Please reach out to them if you ever have questions or concerns.