Mental Health Resources
Mental health is increasingly becoming an issue we can’t ignore. With a sharp increase in suicide across the country, we want to help make support easily available.
CRA has gathered these national and state resources for those suffering from mental illness, addiction or grief and those wishing to offer support and learn more about mental illness.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 Free, confidential 24/7 support
Crisis Text Line / Text HOME to 741741
Talkspace Affordable Text Therapy Anonymous affordable access to therapists
Fair Kitchens How to create a positive, sustainable workplace
Chefs with Issues Blog and message board support system for foodservice workers
The Heirloom Foundation Advocates for a healthy food industry through outreach, professional development and events
The Trevor Project for LGBTQ Youth 1-866-488-7386 for 24/7 judgment-free support
National Alliance on Mental Illness 1-800-950-6264 or text NAMI to 741741 for treatment and support solutions
24hr Suicide Prevention Crisis Lines –> 800-273-8255 or text HOPE to 916-668-ICAN
Hope for the Day Suicide prevention and support programs, including Sip of Hope cafe in Chicago
Mental Health First Aid Training Educating people to understand and respond to people in distress
American Association of Suicidology Statistics, resources and listings of mental health services
DrugRehab.com The foodservice industry has a high rate of substance abuse. Find programs to help recover and stay sober.
Increase in suicide rate statistics from 1999 to 2016
Restaurants Care grants Living expenses for unforeseen crises like taking time off work for mental health
Stop Stigma Sacramento Call 211 to learn about local mental health resources
NAMI CA affiliates Find local resources throughout CA for mental illness treatment and support
Mental Health Urgent Care Clinics Crisis resources, programs and training
Friends for Survivial Bereavement Outreach For those grieving a suicide loss
I Got Your Back Tools and skills to identify and talk about mental health–especially in foodservice