Taking care of your mental health - a guide for small business owners

Taking care of your mental health - A guide for small business owners

The latest COVID-19 restrictions can be challenging for business owners and have potential negative impacts on our mental health.

As part of Business Moreton Bay Region eLearning Library we have developed a series of presentations delivered by industry professionals on maintaining and managing mental health.

Managing Mental Health

In this business presentation gain an understanding and awareness about the signs of poor mental health and what you can do to improve your mental health.

Key learning outcomes:

  • Understanding signs for stress, anxiety, depression and burnout
  • Treatment options


Taking care of your mental health

This presentation follows on from 'Managing your mental health' and explores signs and triggers for mental health issues for small business owners, and discusses strategies and techniques to improve your mental health.

Key learning outcomes:

  • Small business challenges
  • When to practice self-care
  • Small business goals for improving mental health
  • Plant "SEEDS"
  • Personal strategies for home and work


Adapting to change in the workplace

In this presentation learn helpful strategies and coping mechanisms when dealing with change in the workplace.

Key learning outcomes:

  • Understanding how change affects us
  • The transitions we go through when change occurs
  • Our emotional reactions
  • Different coping mechanisms


More helpful resources for small businesses

Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources for businesses

Free Mental Health Guide for small business advisors

Black Dog Institute

Your Mental Wellbeing

Heads Up

If you need support please contact any of the following:

Manager Assist Program: 1800 629 277

Lifeline: 13 11 14

Suicide Callback: 1300 659 467

When danger is imminent: 000

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