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Let’s “86” mental health stigma.

NEED HELP? If you’re experiencing a crisis, Text HOPE to 916-668-4226 for 24/7 confidential support.

NEED A PATH TO CARE? If you’re not sure where to turn for health care services, Sacramento Covered can guide you to the medical or mental health care you need. Just call Toll Free 1-866-850-4321.

NEED MORE INFO? If you’re interested in more information about I Got Your Back, read on or contact us.

We have your back.

Health Care Resources

Your doctor can be a valuable and confidential resource to you. You can consult your health care provider for more information about Mental Health and Wellness services. Here’s links to their resources from Sacramento’s largest health care systems.

Dignity Health

Sutter Health

Kaiser Permanente

UCD – Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

There’s Help

If you need to talk to someone about a personal crisis, or if you need help navigating the right path to the healthcare services you need, see below. Whether you are under insured, uninsured or fully insured, there are options for you.

Under or Uninsured?

There are many options for people with or without insurance. See below for resources.

Sacramento Covered

Sacramento Covered is a community-based non-profit that acts as a bridge between families and healthcare services. They guide and connecting people in the Sacramento region to the right services, health care coverage, medical care they need. Visit or call Toll Free 1-866-850-4321.

WellSpace Health

WellSpace Health offers a full range of medical, dental and mental health and behavioral health services. Visit or text HOPE to 916-668-4226.

Hope Cooperative

Hope Cooperative is staffed 24/7 and serves any individual in Sacramento County 18 years and older who is experiencing a mental health crisis. They offer mental health recovery programs and supportive services to increase quality of life. Call 916-RESPITE (916-737-7483) or visit

Other Resources

Here are some useful resources for those struggling with personal crisis specifically in the hospitality industry. If you live outside this region, research online for services in your local area.

Sacramento County

Mental Health Services.

California HOPE (CalHOPE)

CalHOPE is a crisis support program administered by the California Department of Health. Support CalHOPE.


CDC list of suicide prevention resources.


Culinary Hospitality Outreach and Wellness: HomeCulinary Hospitality Outreach and Wellness.

Giving Kitchen

California Cares through the Restaurant Association.

Chefs with Issues

Chef-specific resources.


A movement of chefs supporting chefs to inspire a new kitchen culture.

Crisis & Suicide Lifeline 988 (press 1 for veterans, press 2 for Spanish).
If you’re experiencing crisis and / or suicidal ideology, please call, text or chat.

Visit the Suicide Prevention Lifeline Website