Resources for business owners and leaders

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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.

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This pre-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 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.

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We have a support package for you. First Steps can provide you access to mental health and wellbeing support. Our packages are 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.

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

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One of the many ways we help businesses is through a range of wellness providers who can offer specialist support and advice. 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.

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Our Content Library

Browse our First Steps Content Library for new insights, skills, advice and even more support. 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.

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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.

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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
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CALL OR TEXT 1737

HEALTHLINE
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CALL 0800 611 116

LIFELINE
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CALL 0800 543 354

DEPRESSION HELPLINE
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CALL 0800 111 757

ALCOHOL DRUG HELPLINE
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CALL 0800 787 797

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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 business operating in Tāmaki Makaurau. We encourage you to visit their websites.