‘Who Takes Care of Us?’ A Candid Discussion About Mental Health in the Hospitality Industry

Through Behind You, Southern Smoke provides grants to universities. In exchange, Southern Smoke can send clients over to them for no-cost counseling.

We need to make sure that we have the roadmap [for Behind You] built in each state,” Chris Shepherd, Founding Director of Southern Smoke Foundation, said. “This program is going to be going long after I’m gone because it’s always going to be needed, so we have to build that path of success instead of just throwing it all at one thing and see what sticks,” he added.