WORKING TOGETHER TO PROVIDE SUPPORT
FOR BUSINESS OWNERS, LEADERS, MANAGERS AND ENTREPRENEURS

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CRISIS SUPPORT

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0800 611 116

HEALTHLINE

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0800 543 354

LIFELINE

FREE TO CALL

0800 111 757

DEPRESSION HELPLINE

FREE TO CALL

0800 787 797

ALCOHOL DRUG HELPLINE

How are you? Talk to us in confidence.

Many business owners and leaders have spoken to us about their sense of being overwhelmed after weeks of COVID lockdown. Many feel isolated and under pressure.

This site is a response to that. It is a confidential place where you can choose to communicate with us, or you can simply explore the many resources available, whatever way works best for you.

Activate Tāmaki Makaurau

Health and wellbeing support

This package, 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 mental and emotional impact of ongoing COVID-19 restrictions.

THIS QUICK SURVEY WILL HELP

DETERMINE THE BEST RESOURCES

FOR YOU

Balancing our lives in an unbalanced world

All business owners, leaders, managers and entrepreneurs feel this pressure from time to time, often we build a wall between ourselves and the pressure point, and taking down that wall can feel overwhelming or impossible.

First Steps will provide you with interviews, opinions, webinars, links to resources, and contacts for service providers to assist you in your health and wellbeing journey.

You will be invited to call us or email us – the choice is yours – what we aim to do is help.

a message for our leaders

you can contact us at any time

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

Apply for Funding

First Steps provides access to health and wellbeing support tailored to the many business owners across Tāmaki Makaurau that are feeling overwhelmed, isolated, and under pressure from the mental and emotional impact of ongoing COVID-19 restrictions.  

To apply you will need to complete the confidential health and wellbeing survey and have a complimentary 30 minute consultations with one of our providers.

explore our resources

Whether you are an emerging entrepreneur, an established business owner, or a business leader our resource library is here for you! Feeling unbalanced can be more prevalent in leaders, this is often because of the particular character traits and attributes that make for great leaders. Attributes such as being excellent multi-taskers and forward-thinking planners, who always prepare for worst-case scenarios.

Leaders are also usually hyper-vigilant for ensuring high-quality at all times. When you are operating in an unbalanced World it can take its toll on anxiety levels, wellness, stress, and even impact the quality of sleep.

Our resources will provide access to self-directed learning, and a library of targeted resources for business owners, leaders, and entrepreneurs. From top tips to templates and online training to calculators, these resources are all accessible at the click of a button.

explore our video content

New insights and skills can lead to a better understanding of our experience, how to manage our minds, and how to overcome the stories we tell.

Our video content is focused on advice and support for business owners, leaders, and entrepreneurs. They are designed to equip you to develop your own mind health and overall wellbeing. Whether it is overcoming stress, growing resilience, or learning to communicate better with yourself, your family, friends, and colleagues, we want to provide a video library that meets your needs.

Below are our recent videos, this resource will continue to grow.

VIEW OUR PROVIDErS

One of the many ways we help businesses is through connecting them with a range of wellness providers. These providers can support you with training, support, consultations, stress and more.

We understand the environment that business is currently operating in. These providers are all accessible for you at the click of a button.

COMING SOON

Learning and Development, Events, Webinars, Podcasts, and More

Stressed? Anxious? Overwhelmed? Tired? Frustrated? Whether you are wanting to feel connected, would like to listen to stories from other leaders, or learn from experts about a range of topics, First Steps features a variety of events, podcasts, and webinars for you to explore.

0800 1st STEPS

(0800 178 783)

interested in being a provider of services?

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

our partners

auckland business chamber

www.aucklandchamber.co.nz

ema

www.ema.co.nz

activate tamaki makaurau

www.activateauckland.co.nz

ministry of business, innovation Employment

www.mbie.govt.nz

auckland business chamber

www.aucklandchamber.co.nz

ema

www.ema.co.nz

activate tamaki makaurau

www.activateauckland.co.nz

ministry of business, innovation Employment

www.mbie.govt.nz

WHAT’s NEW

We are always adding new content, resources, video’s, webinars, events and more. Below are our three most recent posts. Check them out!

Contact us

Address

Level 9, 90 Symonds Street Grafton, Auckland

Phone

0800 1ST STEPS
0800 178 783