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RULES OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

ADMINISTRATIVE RULES 35 TO 59

Rule 58.5. SERVICES


   LAP may provide the following services as the commission determines feasible based upon the available financial, volunteer, and other resources:

        (A)  Immediate and continuing assistance to members of the legal profession who suffer from the effects of chemical dependency or mental conditions that result from disease, disorder, trauma or other infirmity and that
affects their ability to practice their profession, quality of life, or study of law;

        (B)  Planning and presentation of educational programs to increase the awareness and understanding of members of the legal profession to recognize problems in themselves and in their colleagues; to identify the problems correctly; to reduce stigma; and, to convey an understanding of appropriate ways of interacting with affected individuals;

        (C)  Investigation, planning and participation in interventions with members of the legal profession in need of assistance;

        (D) Sponsoring and maintaining substance abuse and/or mental health support meetings for members of the legal profession;

        (E)  Aftercare services upon request, by order, or under contract that may include but are not limited to, the following:  assistance in structuring aftercare and discharge planning; assistance for entry into appropriate aftercare and professional peer support meetings; and assistance in obtaining a primary care physician or local peer counselor; and

        (F)  Monitoring services under Rule 58.7 or under contract that may include but are not limited to, the following: alcohol and/or drug screening programs, tracking aftercare, peer support and twelve-step meeting attendance; providing documentation of compliance; and providing such reports concerning compliance by those participating in a monitoring program as may be required by the terms of that program.

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