COVID-19 Response

Learn how Pitt Law is building a healthy and resilient community

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A healthy mind and body is at the heart of preparing to succeed.  Through our Wellness initiatives, we aim to provide students the tools necessary to cope with the stressors of rigorous study and coursework along with the developing health strategies for long term success in the classroom and the profession.  

October is Mental Health Awareness Month:  

Upcoming law school programs include:
Pitt Law Yoga with Hannah
Tues., Oct.13 at 11:45 a.m. (
Tues., Oct. 20 at 2:15 p.m. (

Virtual Individual Zoom Session with Laurie Besden, Esq, Executive Director of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (LCL) of PA
Mon., October 19 from 1-5 p.m.
Laurie offers confidential, discreet, and private sessions to discuss any type of addiction, alcohol issues, mental health disorders, gambling, stress, or depression. Please e-mail Laurie directly at to schedule a time slot. She will send you a Zoom link for a confidential and private session.

Upcoming University-wide events for Mental Health Awareness Month include:

The following list includes various resources that students have access to.

Pitt Resources

Off Campus Resources

Social Wellness & Community

Financial Wellness

Academic Wellness

Physical Wellness