A dedicated, confidential mental health support for the legal community, subsidised by the Law Society.
LegalMind is an independent, dedicated mental health support for all Law Society members, practising certificate holders and post PPC trainees. This confidential and subsidised service is provided by Spectrum.Life, in partnership with Spectrum Mental Health, a high-quality mental health service provider. It is designed to support you through any personal or professional challenges. Your dependants can also avail of in-the-moment support with qualified mental health professionals.
Benefits of the service
LegalMind is run by an independent mental health service provider, Spectrum.Life, in partnership with Spectrum Mental Health. Absolute confidentiality is guaranteed.
LegalMind offers affordable mental health supports to the profession. Your first appointment is free. After that, members pay a reduced fee of €30 per therapeutic appointment.
LegalMind employs best practice standards, follows robust clinical and risk governance policies/procedures and is guided by a professional code of ethics.
LegalMind offers three levels of supports:
- Preventative supports such as talk therapy.
- Early intervention supports for members concerned about their mental health.
- Treatment and response supports for members experiencing more complex mental health issues.
In addition to mental health support, LegalMind offers an online portal and app which combines information and content (podcasts, videos, guidelines and articles) on physical wellness, wellbeing, mental health, and wellbeing events.
Accessing the service
Call LegalMind’s freephone number on 1800 81 41 77 for in-the-moment support with a mental health professional and work out a plan that feels right for you.
You can also send an SMS/WhatsApp to LegalMind and a case manager will text you back, as soon as possible, that day. Text ‘Hi’ to 087 369 0010 if texting from Ireland or 00353 87 369 0010 if texting from outside Ireland (standard rates apply).
How LegalMind works
You can call LegalMind at any time of the day or night and talk to a mental health professional about any issues you or your family may be facing, from anywhere in Ireland. On completion of this consultation, you and your counsellor will collaboratively explore what the most appropriate next steps and supports available for you are.
Further subsidised supports may include a series of face-to-face, online video or over the phone therapeutic sessions. Within 48 hours of your initial call, you can be offered a date to speak with a mental health professional (psychologist, counsellor or psychotherapist) within a 30 kilometre radius of your home, in five working days.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
For answers to other common questions, download the LegalMind FAQ (pdf).
Additional services offered via LegalMind
Register for the LegalMind Spectrum.Life online platform or download the app for access to;
- LegalMind’s Live chat, request a call back
- Discounted virtual consultations with a range of specialists and coaches including dietitians, physiotherapists and financial advisors
- Free e-learning resources on fitness, nutrition, mind, parenting and much more
Download the App
You can also register for the LegalMind Spectrum.Life online portal.
Dignity at work contact points
If you may be experiencing or have witnessed a bullying, harassment or sexual harassment situation at work, LegalMind’s dedicated team are available to provide support and can direct you to helpful information. Free-phone LegalMind on 1800 81 41 77.
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Law Society Psychological Services invite you to get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org for any LegalMind queries or feedback.