Welcome to Wellness in Law, a podcast from Haynes Boone that delves into the dynamics of the high-pressure, demanding legal profession and the significance of holistic well-being for attorneys and firms.
Wellness in Law Podcast Host
Meet Abby Read
Abby Read is the head of Haynes Boone’s global wellness strategy and manages the firm’s organizational well-being initiative, HB Well, which offers resources, programs, trainings, and confidential support to all 1,100+ employees at the firm. She is charged with leading efforts to raise awareness of behavioral health challenges, facilitate reduction in the incidence of problematic substance use and mental health distress, and improve and support our lawyers’ and employees’ overall health and well-being. Abby has extensive experience building large-scale, innovative and holistic programs that serve the unique needs of various workforce populations including the legal, medical, and public education sectors. She is passionate about influencing positive change within organizations and making a meaningful difference in people’s lives. Abby is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian and is certified in Mental Health First Aid and trained in Critical Incident Stress Management.
Abby belongs to various organizations including: The National Association for Law Placement (NALP) Well-Being Section, Professional Development Consortium (PDC), Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) member, Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (TAND), Worksite Wellness Leaders Alliance (WWLA), and Wellness Council of America (WELCOA).