Person First Language

Last updated on September 7th, 2022 at 09:54 am

Person first language is a way of speaking that is emphasizes a person’s wholeness, while maintaining respect for an illness, condition, or experience. This is a guide on how to use person first language in reference to mental health.

Spanish Title: Idioma de las Personas Primero

Categories: Mental Health
Author: AgriSafe Network, Mental Health First Aid, Mississippi State University Extension