Willingness for change, to show up and do the hard work.
Resources, Resources, Resources.
You may need to add a pinch of vulnerability and a dose of reality.
Once you know your Mis en plas (tools & ingredients) has been determined, Begin gathering, check The Pantry for Resources.
The training curriculum will soon be available as on online resource for area restaurants, bars, and caterers across Sacramento’s food industry. We’re calling it the Recipe Book on Mental Health. Check back with us soon. Meanwhile, watch for the warning signs.
Talking/writing about wanting to die or hurt or kill oneself
Talking/writing about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live
Talking/writing about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain
Talking/writing about being a burden to others
Looking for ways to kill oneself, such as searching online for suicide methods or seeking access to firearms, pills or other means of suicide
Changes in productivity:
– Deterioration in work
– Lethargy in a previously energetic person
– New pattern of unexplained lateness or absences
– New inability to concentrate on work or complete work
Changes in social functioning:
– Withdrawal from colleagues, increased isolation
Changes in personality :
– Extreme mood swings
– Acting anxious or agitated
– Showing rage or uncontrolled anger
– Behaving recklessly
Increased alcohol or drug use
Changes in eating/sleeping patterns
Mental Health Check-In
Mental health and wellness are a key part of your overall health. Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you or someone you care about should consider seeing a mental health professional – like a checkup from your neck up. This program is completely anonymous and confidential; immediately following the brief questionnaire you will see your results, recommendations, and resources.