We know that IAPT (that’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies!) can be a world of acronyms that leaves you feeling a bit confused, so we have put together a glossary of commonly used terms and other definitions to help you make sense of it all.

For general terms relating to mental health, written by young people for other young people, see the Anna Freud centre’s website.

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There are currently 2 names in this directory beginning with the letter T.
Third Sector
Non-governmental and non-profit-making organizations such as charities and voluntary groups. Mental health services that are not part of the NHS are sometimes referred to as third sector.

A framework used by mental health services developed by the Anna Freud Centre. View it here: https://www.annafreud.org/media/9254/thrive-framework-for-system-change-2019.pdf