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Mental Health Resources for Chefs

Mental Health Resources for Chefs


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The following resources were provided by Amelia Levin editor-in-chief for the American Culinary Federation’s (NCR) National Culinary Review and website

ACF Chef Michael Garahan, CEC is the owner of this website and a member of the ACF who’s Chef & Child Educational Foundation supports his Chefs Mikey & Bev (c) Like It! Healthier Choices ™ Program

Ben’s Friends-Offering a Bridge to sobriety for our F&B Brothers and Sisters and All

CHOW Culinary Hospitality Outreach and Wellness-Improving lives of those in our industry

Virtual and In-Person meetings available

The Burnt Chef Project

Global Non-Profit working to make the hospitality profession healthier and more sustainable by focusing on people’s wellbeing first.

Active Minds

Supports mental health awareness and education for young adults, powered by a network of more than 800 high school and college campuses.

Not 9 to 5

Committed to mental health advocacy for the foodservice and hospitality sector in US and Canada

Restaurant After Hours

Offers free virtual group support program via Zoom that is overseen by facilitators trained under mental health counselors who can speak to psychoeducation topics and coping skills. It also has the Restaurant Mental Health Toolkit.


A movement fighting for a more resilient and sustainable foodservice and hospitality industry, calling for a change by showing that a healthier culture makes for a healthier business. View the FairKitchens Mental Health Wellness Video Series.

The Trevor Project

TrevorLifeline is a resource catered to LGBTQ+ community and individuals who experience mental health challenges as a result of discrimination and harassment in the workplace. Call (866) 488-7386 or text START to 678678

Detox Local

Offers mental health and substance abuse resources specifically tailored for the American Asian and Pacific Islander community.