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My business got support but I need it too

Running a small business can be tough. It’s really important to look after yourself. Regular exercise, a healthy diet and getting enough sleep is a good start, but sometimes you need more support.

The good news is there is help available if you need it. Get free mental health support from qualified coaches through Beyond Blue’s NewAccess for Small Business Owners program.

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Maintaining personal relationships

The stress of running a business can lead to feelings of isolation, which can affect your business and personal relationships. Family and friends can provide support, and maintaining these relationships is important to you, your business and your personal relationships. 

It can also be a challenging time if you are supporting a business owner through a difficult time. There are resources available to give you advice about how you can provide support, and how you can look after yourself as well.

READ MORE ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF MAINTAINING PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS

It can also be a challenging time if you are supporting a business owner through a difficult time. There are resources available to give you advice about how you can provide support, and how you can look after yourself as well.

SUPPORTING A BUSINESS OWNER

SUPPORTING A BUSINESS OWNER

Beyond Blue and HeadsUp have developed a guide for people who have contact with small business owners and are concerned about their wellbeing.

FIND A GUIDE FOR WORK CONTACTS, FRIENDS AND FAMILY HERE

Beyond Blue has been working with intermediary organisations to develop resources for small business advisors to help them support their clients and customers with mental health and wellbeing.

HEAR FROM INDUSTRY LEADERS ABOUT HOW YOU CAN SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS' MENTAL HEALTH