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My experiences with mental health in the workplace

Paula Dillon is a highly regarded development and investment lawyer at Womble, Bond and Dickinson with more than 30 years’ experience. She is also a member of the Northern board of the IPF and also serves as President of Leeds Chamber of Commerce and as Vice-Chair of Opera North.

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Your Stories 

Real stories of people in the legal community who have experienced stress, depression, anxiety and more.

  • Anxiety Card@2X

    How I coped with anxiety

    "I felt really unwell – heart rate rising, breathing out of control, nausea, and an overwhelming desire to get out of the car."

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  • Post Natal Depression Card@2X

    Recovering from post-natal depression

    " I suffered post-natal depression after both births, and this was particularly severe after my son’s birth, which led to an admission to hospital."

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  • Alch Card@2X

    How I coped with alcohol dependence

    "In my late 20s I crashed a car and was banned from driving. My occasional forgetfulness had become regular blackouts during which I lost many hours at a time. At times I suspected what everyone else now realised: I was an alcoholic."

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  • Stress Card@2X

    How I coped with stress

    "I collapsed in the office mid-deal, suffering from exhaustion."

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