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Our values inform and direct everything we do. Individual and organisational values have a direct influence on
the outcomes for people and whānau accessing health services. Let’s get real
describes the values, attitudes, knowledge and skills required for working with people and whānau with mental health and addiction needs.
Let’s get real highlights that values are at the core of health relationships and describes the interplay between values, attitudes and the seven Real Skills to promote more effective practices.

These Values in action resources have been developed to promote values informed practices.



Te Pou has a wide range of evidence-based resources and tools to help the mental health, addiction and disability workforces.

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Our work

Te Pou works alongside mental health and addiction services, and disability organisations to understand their priorities and workforce challenges.

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