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First Steps is about health & wellbeing for business owners, their managers and all employees.

Choose from the options below to get started:

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First Steps exists to provide expert support and resources for business owners, managers, and their employees.

First Steps is confidential and free.

Contact us or explore our self-directive resources.

Whatever way works best for you. Get the support you need.

Support provided includes stress management, physical exercise, sleep education, resilience, mindfulness, and anxiety support.

Workplace Wellbeing Programme

Introducing you to the Workplace Wellbeing Learning Programme. Through the Workplace Wellbeing Programme you and your team can access complimentary Workplace Wellbeing Risk Diagnostic Tool and Learning Resources.

EXPLORE THE WORKPLACE WELLBEING PROGRAMME

Change The Things You Can

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We’ve spoken to small business owners, managers and employees just like you who also feel…

LONG-LASTING
SADNESS OR
IRRITABILITY

EXTREME
HIGH AND
LOW MOODS

EXCESSIVE FEAR
OR WORRY
OR ANXIETY

DRAMATIC CHANGE
IN EATING OR
SLEEPING HABITS

FEELING DOWN,
WORRIED OR
STRESSED

We have a few questions that will help us help you – get started below

This assessment tool was designed by Clearhead, who have a team of experts who all share the same vision of improving access to good mental health care.

Use this tool to get an understanding of how you are feeling and find out what support you might need to improve your health and wellbeing.

First Steps Resource Centre

View Resources

Our resources will provide access to self-directed learning, and a curated collection of targeted resources for business owners, managers and their employees.

EXPLORE RESOURCES
Resources

Our Content Library

Designed to help you grow - personally & professionally - whether you want to learn more about stress, resilience, communication, or more - there's something for everyone & we're constantly adding new items.

VISIT OUR LIBRARY

Take Our Assessment

Use this assessment tool to get an understanding of how you are feeling currently and find out what support you might need to help you with your health and wellbeing.

GET STARTED
Find A Provider

Become a First Steps Wellbeing Professional

If you want to support business owners, managers and employees with their mental health journey, whether it’s through resources, professional advice or therapy, we welcome your registration of interest below.

GET IN TOUCH
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Find a Wellbeing Professional

Our wellbeing professionals can offer training, consultations, and more. We understand the environment in which most businesses are currently operating, and we have the people to lend a helping hand.

MEET OUR WELLBEING PROFESSIONALS
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Access Wellbeing Risk Diagnostic Tool

Helping small business owners get a snapshot of their workplace wellbeing, and based on that get recommendations of resources, learning and tools that can immediately help.

ACCESS WELLBEING RISK DIAGNOSTIC TOOL

Do you need help now?

If you or someone you know requires immediate assistance please use the helplines we've listed below - they are FREE and AVAILABLE now.

CRISIS SUPPORT
Free To Call or Text

CALL OR TEXT 1737

HEALTHLINE
Free To Call

CALL 0800 611 116

LIFELINE
Free To Call

CALL 0800 543 354

DEPRESSION HELPLINE
Free To Call

CALL 0800 111 757

ALCOHOL DRUG HELPLINE
Free To Call

CALL 0800 787 797

Quick Links

Use our quick links below to easily navigate our First Steps website.

Our Partners

First Steps is grateful for the support of our partners, both for the work they do to promote the importance of support for health and wellbeing for business and the wider support they provide businesses. We encourage you to visit their websites.