Resources for Women in the Alcohol / Hospitality Industry

For those in need of resources and support, please see below via

Mental Health Resources for Hospitality

HEARD / Mental health and wellness in the food and beverage industry.

Restaurants After Hours / Mental health support for the hospitality industry. Has online support groups.

I Got Your Back/ Peer support around mental health for restaurant workers and others in hospitality.

Support Staff / Mental health for hospitality, including free weekly meetings on safety topics.

Ben’s Friends / Substance addiction and recovery support for those working in food and beverage.


The Healthtender / movement and exercise, nutrition, and more for those in the industry.

Focus on Health (FOH) / Health and wellness programing (including podcasts) for those in food and beverage.

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs: Help for LGBTQ+ people targeted for hate crimes or abuse in relationships. 24-hr, English/Spanish hotline: 212-714-1141

National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888 ( TTY: 711)|*Text 233733 |Live
Chat: The site also has a lot on how to and best practices, and a list of resources here:

National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800-656-4673 or 301.608.3708

Polaris Project and End Slavery Now: Both have info on how to recognize trafficking and what to do if you suspect it at and

Legal/know your rights

Know Your Rights if you’ve been harassed at work, facing pay discrimination, or other gender discrimination:

National Women’s Law Center: If you’re harassed at work, they can get you a free lawyer consultation to help you understand your options. English:
assistance/. Español: If you don’t have Internet, call/Si no tiene

Internet, llame a
New York Times article that explains your choices if you’ve been harassed at

work: Practical skills

(202) 319-3053.

Defend Yourself / / Training for stopping harassment, abuse, and assault when you or someone else is being targeted. / 301.608.3708

Safe Bars / / Active bystander training to create safe and respectful workplaces and hospitality spaces. / 301.608.3708

Mental health/therapy (general)

The Loveland Foundation / Financial support for Black women and girls seeking therapy.

National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network / Resources, referrals to practitioners, financial support, and more for queer and trans people of color.

National Alliance on Mental Illness / / Education, support groups, a hotline, and more. Hotline: M-F, 10 a.m.–8 p.m., ET at 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or Chat: Text
NAMI to 741-741. 301.608.3708

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