Mental Health

Coronavirus is likely to have a big impact on the mental health of small business owners. 

Below is a list of resources, and blog posts from mental health associations and providers across Australia to help you recognise the signs, and seek help if necessary. 

It's so important that you keep the communications lines open and recognise the signs within yourself and others. CCIQ is here to answer any of your questions about how to manage mental health in your workplace (or remote workplaces). 

If you require advice on mental health in the workplace, please call us on 1300 731 988. 

Crisis support can be found at Lifeline lifeline.org.au on 13 11 14, and beyondblue, beyondblue.org.au.

 

Looking after your mental health

Beyond Blue recognises and understands the feelings of anxiety, distress, and concern many people may be experiencing in relation to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and offers the following wellbeing advice and support....

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Dealing with anxiety

The APS has prepared this guide for Australians, outlining some useful strategies which can help both adults and children cope with the stress or anxiety experienced as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

 

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Coping with stress

It can feel stressful and overwhelming during an event like the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and we can all be affected differently. You might feel overwhelmed by the information, conversations and the increased levels of stress in your community. Headspace has put together the following guide to help you manage your stress. 

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Support from the ATO

The ATO website provides information on how to recognise the 'red flags' associated with deteriorating mental health and resources on how they can help small businesses during these turbulent times.  




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