Health & Wellness Program

 Mental health support through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Manitoba Blue Cross has developed an excellent resource to assist all of us to cope with the stress and anxiety associated with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, including tips for self-care, managing anxiety and accessing support. You can link to it here.

You can also contact the Lawyers Health and Wellness Program at any time at 204-786-8880 or toll free at 1-800-590-5553.

The Law Society offers a free and confidential service to practising lawyers, articling students and their families through Manitoba Blue Cross.  It offers help with stress, relationships, psychological disorders, financial crisis, family and parenting, emotional and behavioural concerns as well as addictions.

Services are available 24 hours per day, seven days per week, by calling the Manitoba Blue Cross Employee Assistance Centre at:

  • Winnipeg

    204-786-8880

  • Toll-Free

    1-800-590-5553

  • Hearing Impaired Line

    204-775-0586

For more information regarding the services provided, please see the Manitoba Blue Cross be resilient Employee Assistance Program brochure.

Peer Support – Looking to talk to someone who’s been there ?

Lawyers Helping Lawyers, is a group of lawyers committed to helping other lawyers enjoy their life and law practice to the fullest. Members of the Manitoba Bar Association, are available to help on a confidential basis. For more information or assistance, please contact Colleen McDuff at 204-955-1315 or Maria Mitousis at 204-992-9900.