Drugs and alcohol represent unhealthy ways of handling the stress and anxiety of Law School! Learning ways to manage your stress and negative emotions, before they can translate into destructive behavior, is a way of fighting off addiction!
Tips for managing stress:
- Identify warning signs
- Identify your triggers
- Establish routines
- Look after your physical health
- Be aware of your ‘self-talk’
- Spend time with your friends and family
- Practice relaxation techniques – breathing, yoga, meditation
- Find a hobby!