Recipe Book

The I Got Your Back Training Program for hospitality workers helps them identify warning signs associated with a person in crisis while in the workplace.

Ingredients List

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 Pantry

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.

Take This Quick Baseline Test