Useful links and helplines

Mental Health Foundation

Five Ways to Wellbeing toolkit: The Five Ways to Wellbeing at Work Toolkit includes fact sheets, tips, tools and templates to make it easy for you to support your teams to build the Five Ways into their daily lives.

Open minds: for employers: Open Minds equips managers with the confidence and skills to talk about mental health in the workplace.

Suicide prevention: The Mental Health Foundation develops information resources to support people who are worried about their own suicide risk or the suicide risk of someone close to them.

Connecting through Kōrero: Talking about suicide with taiohi/young people 



Mental health in the construction industry scoping study


St John

Mental Health First Aid course: this training course will teach you the skills and knowledge to recognise and respond to someone experiencing mental health concerns.


Registered Master Builders

Registered Master Builders has introduced a member counselling service so you can get some help when you feel the pressure at work or at home is becoming too much. Members can call 0508 664 981 at any time and be connected with professional, qualified support.


Mental Health at Work (United Kingdom)

Building mental health in construction toolkit: Building Mental Health is a group of volunteers from the construction industry who pull together thinking and information around mental health.



Need to talk?


 Free call or text 1737 any time for support from a trained counsellor.



 0800 543 354 (0800 LIFELINE).



 0800 376 633, free text 234 or email or online chat.



 0800 726 666.

Note for Māori: You can also contact or visit your local Māori or iwi social and health organisation for support.