Tag: person first language

REGISTERED NDIS SERVICE PROVIDER

What is Dual Diagnosis

What is Dual Diagnosis What is dual diagnosis? The term ‘dual diagnosis’ refers to a situation where a person has two particular disorders (not any two disorders) at the same time. This includes a mental health disorder (for example, depression, Borderline Personality Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder and so-forth) and a substance use disorder (for example, …

Should mental disorders and illnesses actually be named

Should mental disorders and illnesses actually be named ‘Beyond My Label’ is a site with the intention of helping to join the battle against prejudice, discrimination and stigma among mental health. Labels can lead to discrimination, stigmatization and other problems and we need to educate society and speak up against such issues. Labels can be …