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.

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