When speaking with someone living with a mental health condition the language you use must be respectful and accepting. The messages you give need to be clear, positive and show that you see that person as an individual.
What not to say to someone with schizophrenia?This video provides an insight into the effect words can have when talking to someone with a mental health condition.Type: Video | Closed captionsViewing time: 1:05Produced by: SANE Australia
What NOT to say to someone with a mental health issueThis web page provides a quick reminder of what not to say to someone with a mental health issue.Type: Web pageEstimated reading time: 2 minutesProduced by: Health Direct
Recovery Oriented Language GuideThis is a practical guide about using recovery orientated language.Type: GuideReading time: 32 pagesProduced by: Mental Health Coordinating Council