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Let's get talking - Planning: Develop or extend talking therapies delivery

This planning document is part of a suite of tools developed by Te Pou to support mental health and addiction services increase access to quality evidence-based talking therapies. The Let’s get talking Planning tool assists services with workforce planning to establish, or extend, talking therapies delivery using a stepped care approach.

It has been designed for use in primary and secondary health care services and can be adapted to suit services’ needs.

It assumes practitioners are familiar with a stepped care approach to talking therapies and implementing service change and improvement

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