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How mental health checks can help restaurant workers

Clip: 05/22/2019 | 7m 43s | Video has closed captioning.

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.

Aired: 05/22/19

Rating: NR

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