The Lawyer, the Addict - The New York Times


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A high-powered Silicon Valley attorney dies. His ex-wife investigates, and finds a web of drug abuse in his profession.
8 weeks ago by jokela
In July 2015, something was very wrong with my ex-husband, Peter. His behavior over the preceding 18 months had been erratic and odd. He could be angry and…
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8 weeks ago by rickschah
"Of all the heartbreaking details of his story, the one that continues to haunt me is this: The history on his cellphone shows the last call he ever made was for work. Peter, vomiting, unable to sit up, slipping in and out of consciousness, had managed, somehow, to dial into a conference call."
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9 weeks ago by Anne
"Rather than hew to their internal self, [law] students begin to focus on external values, he said, like status, comparative worth and competition. “We have seven very strong studies that show this twists people’s psyches and they come out of law school significantly impaired, with depression, anxiety and hostility,” he said."
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9 weeks ago by phnk
“The Lawyer, the Addict” #addiction #substanceuse #drugabuse #opiodepidemic
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9 weeks ago by PattiN
A high-powered Silicon Valley attorney dies. His ex-wife investigates, and finds a web of drug abuse in his profession. Andrew Benjamin, an affiliate professor of law and a clinical professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
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In July 2015, something was very wrong with my ex-husband, Peter. His behavior over the preceding 18 months had been erratic and odd. He could be angry and…
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9 weeks ago by bkerr
In July 2015, something was very wrong with my ex-husband, Peter. His behavior over the preceding 18 months had been erratic and odd. He could be angry and threatening one minute, remorseful and generous the next.
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In July 2015, something was very wrong with my ex-husband, Peter. His behavior over the preceding 18 months had been erratic and odd. He could be angry and…
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9 weeks ago by archizoo
RT : Wow: in a survey sent to lawyers, 75% skipped the section on drug use.
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