First Steps exists to provide expert support and resources for business owners and leaders.
Make your health and wellbeing your first steps for 2022
As part of Activate Tāmaki Makaurau, First Steps provides access to health and wellbeing support tailored to the many business owners and managers across Tāmaki Makaurau that are feeling overwhelmed, isolated, and under pressure from the impacts of COVID-19.
First Steps is confidential and free. Contact us, explore self-directive resources, or apply for funding.
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.
Coping with Loss and Grief
Trigger Warning: Sensitive topics discussed.
CEO of Auckland Business Chamber, Michael Barnett sits down with Sara Chatwin, registered Clinical Psychologist from Mind Works, to discuss asking for help, and finding support during times of loss and grief.
We’ve spoken to business owners just like you who also feel…
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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.
Take Our Assessment
Use this pre-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.
First Steps can provide you access to mental health and wellbeing support. Whether you’re feeling overwhelmed, isolated, or under pressure, our providers & funding can help.
Our resources will provide access to self-directed learning, and a curated collection of targeted resources for business owners, leaders, and entrepreneurs.
Find a Provider
Our providers 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.
Our Content Library
Our content is designed to help you grow - personally and professionally - whether you want to learn more about stress, resilience, communication, or more - there's something for everyone and we're constantly adding new items.
Become a First Steps Provider
If you want to support business owners with their mental health journey, whether it’s through resources, professional advice or therapy, we welcome your registration of interest below. We are keen to hear from passionate specialists who put importance on the well-being of our business owners and leaders.