FREQUENTLY USED TERMS & ACRONYMS
Mental health and the mental healthcare field have a lot of specific terminology and commonly used words. Below is a collection of definitions and examples of many of the more frequently used terms on the website and in general when referring to mental health and mental health care.
Frequently Used Terms
There are a lot of acronyms used out there that could mean very different things. People can throw around jargon and acronyms without realizing that not everyone in the room knows what they mean. While we learn as a coalition to be more aware of how we talk, we can also use these tools to help us know what people are saying. If you have suggestions on how to make this better, then please contact us.