New Access

Beyond Blue’s NewAccess for Small Business Owners is a guided self-help mental health coaching program.

It’s free, confidential and convenient. Available nationally by phone or video call, no GP referral is required.

Over 6 sessions, your mental health coach will work with you to manage stress and overwhelm using straightforward problem-solving approaches.

All mental health coaches are specially trained and have a small business background so they understand your unique challenges.

Small Business Debt Helpline

The Small Business Debt Helpline is a free service for small business owners in financial difficulty.

The small business financial counsellors will give you free, independent and confidential advice.

If you or someone you know is struggling with their business finances, reach out to the helpline on 1800 413 828. The helpline is available from 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday AEDT.


Offers mental health and suicide prevention programs based on research undertaken by Everymind which has found that digital programs offer discrete and accessible help when business owners need it.

Heads Up

An initiative of Beyond Blue and The Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance, offers a range of support and resources for business owners, managers and employees who need a mental-health boost.


Black Dog Institute

Offer workplace training programs to help employees, managers and owners learn more about mental health issues, strategies to maximise mental health, and how to deal with their own or their colleagues issues.

Australian Small Business + Family Enterprise Ombudsman

Provide information to help identify the signs of mental illness and how to mitigate stressful workplace situations.