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Petitioning Students in General

Refrain from noninclusive language referencing "Mental Illness"


In order to advocate for individuals who identify themselves as having a mental illness/disability. We want to create an environment where these individuals will not have to live in a society which uses offensive/noninclusive language. This will also bring awareness to individuals who do not identify themselves as having a mental illness/disability, in the form of educating them that some use's of the following words may present a socially unjust environment to certain individuals.
-Retarded
-Dumb
-Addicted
-Crazy
-Suicidal
-Depressed
-Stupid
-(etc...)

Letter to
Students in General
Refrain from noninclusive language referencing "Mental Illness"

In order to advocate for individuals who identify themselves as having a mental illness/disability. We want to create an environment where these individuals will not have to live in a society which uses offensive/noninclusive language. This will also bring awareness to individuals who do not identify themselves as having a mental illness/disability, in the form of educating them that some use's of the following words may present a socially unjust environment to certain individuals.
-Retarded
-Dumb
-Addicted
-Crazy
-Suicidal
-Depressed
-Stupid
-(etc...)