How to deal with

years like 2020

Professor Samuel Harvey
Deputy Director and Chief Psychiatrist, Black Dog Institute


Professor Samuel Harvey is the Deputy Director and Chief Psychiatrist at the Black Dog Institute and leader of Australia’s largest research program focusing on the links between work and mental health.

Over the last eight years, Professor Harvey has conducted research on the resilience of NSW’s emergency services workforce. During this Staying Well in the Law webcast, Professor Harvey summarises the evidence from this work and considers the ways in which the mental health of other occupational groups, including solicitors, could be better supported.

Catch up with on-demand viewing to hear what firefighters can teach us about coping with years like 2020.


Professor Samuel Harvey

Professor Samuel Harvey
Deputy Director and Chief Psychiatrist, Black Dog Institute
Professor, UNSW

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Webcast details

Format: On-demand webcast
Recorded: Wednesday 17 March  2021
CPD: 1 unit, self allocated
Cost: Member – complimentary
Non-member – $29
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If you would like to access support for a mental health or wellbeing concern, there are services that can support you.

The Solicitor Outreach Service (SOS) is an independent and confidential counselling service for NSW solicitors. Call 1800 592 296 to access this service.

If you're not a solicitor and you need support, Lifeline provides all Australian's access to 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. Call 13 11 14 to access this service.

For information about other nationally available mental health support services, click here.