Category Archives: Assist News

New Executive Director

Assist is proud to welcome Loraine Champion as its incoming Executive Director, effective May 28th, 2018.  As a previous volunteer with Assist and along with her passion for mental health in the legal profession, she brings a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to her new role. Loraine joins Assist from her current role as Manager of Early […]

AssistFit: Weekly Yoga (Calgary)

AssistFit provides the legal community in Calgary with complimentary yoga sessions every week. lead by our lawyer and judiciary volunteers, who are certified fitness instructors. Yoga helps professionals manage stress, focus better, sleep deeper, and ease pain. We encourage you to join us in maintaining a healthy lifestyle with other lawyers, law students, and guests. Mondays at 5:15 […]

Assist In Your Community – Newsletter

Assist is proud to present our online newsletter, Assist In Your Community. It is a quarterly publication, designed to keep you up to date on what Assist accomplishes, including events offered, health tips and information of interest to lawyers and law students in Alberta. Click to view our editions: Fifteenth Edition: Positive Law Firm Culture Fourteenth Edition: […]


AssistFit is one of Assist’s programs that brings the legal community together around fun and healthy activities. The program offers fitness and cultural events every month in Edmonton, Calgary, and Lethbridge. Events are open to lawyers, law students, support staff, and guests. To receive updates with event details, please send an email to to get added to our […]

2017 Speaker Series

Assist has partnered with the Chartered Professional Accountants’ (CPA) Assistance program to offer a series featuring celebrity speakers on the importance of mental health in the legal profession. We invite the legal community, support staff, and your guests to join us. Elevate Dinner: Featuring Guest Speaker, Margaret Trudeau Agenda 5:30pm – Registration & Networking 6:00pm – […]

Law Schools: In-Resident Psychologist Program

Assist launched a psychologist in-residence program at both the University of Alberta and University of Calgary Faculties of Law. Professional counselling is available to law students by appointment or drop-in on the third Tuesday of every month at the U of A, and third Wednesday at the U of C. At Assist, we believe that […]