WATCH: How mental health checks may help restaurant workers temper destructive stress

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WATCH: How mental health checks may help restaurant workers temper destructive stress

By John Yang and Kia Wakeam
PBS Newshour
May 22, 2019

After a series of high-profile suicides last year, one restaurant owner in Sacramento, California, decided to confront a problem plaguing kitchens around the country. The fast-paced, high-pressure environment and often low wages can take its toll on workers’ mental health. His peer-to-peer counseling and support program, “I Got Your Back,” is now starting to spread. John Yang reports.

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