Through WSBA Connects support is available across the state with 24/7 phone access whenever you are experiencing emotional or behavioral concerns that may be affecting your practice or the quality of your life.
WSBA Connects offers free, confidential statewide access to counseling in lawyers’ local communities. Through our partnership with wellness provider APS, support is available across the state with 24/7 phone access whenever you are experiencing emotional or behavioral concerns that may be affecting your practice or the quality of your life. A referral to an APS provider in your community follows this initial consultation. All WSBA members are eligible for three free counseling sessions.
The following is a sampling of issues for which consultation, assessment, and referral can be provided:
Anxiety and Stress
Drug or Alcohol Abuse
Transition and Change
Moving and Relocation Services
Yes. All services are confidential and protected by APR 19(b)(2). The rules protecting confidentiality are the same as if you were meeting with a member of the WSBA Lawyers Assistance Program staff.
WSBA Connects is a free benefit for WSBA members.
For individual counseling, up to three sessions per issue are free of charge. Additional service beyond this will be based on counselors’ individual fees. Most insurance is accepted by APS Healthcare-affiliated providers.
It depends on the service you are looking for:
You don't have to sign up for WSBA Connects! As a WSBA member, you automatically have access to this free member benefit.
If prompted, please use WSBA as your login.
Confidential assistance that promotes healthy lifestyle choices
If you are experiencing a life threatening emergency, please dial 911.
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