Principles on our use of Language

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The Principles on our use of Language

If you could use a simpler or more ordinary word, use it.

Describe situations, don't label. Our language should not suggest undue responsibility.

Our language should not reinforce stigma or shame.

Our language should help to normalise the experience of our service.

'Abscond' 'Runaway' 'Violent' 'Distressedresponseto...' 'Notengaging' 'Wehaven'tbeenabletoengageyet' 'Addict' 'Substancemisuse' 'Contacts' 'Visits' Example Example Example Example Example

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