Healthy Hospitality Resources

Mental Health


Restaurants Care

We have gathered these national and CA state resources for those suffering from mental illness, addiction or grief and those wishing to offer support and learn more about mental illness.


UnitedHealth Group

Mental Health, Substance Use Disorder, and Suicide Prevention Resources

Health and Wellness resources supporting the physical and mental well-being of hospitality employers and employees.



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Smiling Mind

Practice your daily meditation and mindfulness exercises from any device.

Smiling Mind is a unique tool developed by psychologists and educators.


Active Minds

Promote a positive, supportive workplace. This guidebook offers best practices for managers in the hospitality industry, including communication tactics and tips on improving workplace culture. Access your free guidebook by contacting



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Psych Hub

The most comprehensive online learning platform on mental health, substance use, and suicide prevention topics in the world. Find free resources on their website.

Support Network

Ben’s Friends

Hospitality-focused substance use support network. Safe environment for people on the front lines in restaurants, hotels, and other hospitality industries. Find a meeting near you or access telephonic meetings.



Optum: Substance Use Disorder Helpline

In crisis?

Call 1-855-780-5955 or visit our website for immediate help anytime from anywhere.


Optum: Emotional Support Helpline

Need a little support?

Call 1-866-342-6892 for help anytime from anywhere.


Crisis Text Line

In crisis?

Text HOME to 741741 for immediate help anytime from anywhere.

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