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Support

There are several websites that provide excellent resources to help you maintain a mentally healthy workplace. You can tap into these resources as a sole operator or as the owner of a small business with employee responsibilities.

Australian Tax Office

The ATO recognises that owning and growing a small business can be difficult at times and they have developed a support resource. This includes recognising that some may feel nervous about contacting the ATO, however they have a variety of ways they may be able to help. Well worth a visit.

Business In Mind

Business In Mind is an online resource specifically designed to support business owners who may be experiencing mental health challenges. It provides a range of case study videos using real small business owners and demonstrating that mental health challenges are common throughout the small business community.

Heads Up

This site has lots of resources and information about mental health in Australian workplaces.  In particular, look for the section for small business owners.

Mates in Construction

An industry-specific mental health service provider, Mates in Construction supports businesses in the construction sector.

The Ripple Effect

A resource for the farming community that addresses male suicide in rural areas.

Sane

Sane provides general information about mental health in Australia. In particular, it has information on seeking help and connecting with others.

Suicide Call Back Service

A free call back and counselling service for anyone affected by suicide.