Glossary

Explore the definition of social and cultural terminology as well as substance use and mental health terms and disorders from A to Z
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A

AAPI

Asian-American Pacific Islander

AAVE or BVE

African American Vernacular English or Black Vernacular English

Ableism

Ableism is the discrimination of and social prejudice against people with disabilities based on the belief that typical abilities are superior. Ableism can also include creating structures and institutions that favor able-bodied people

Abortion

Ending a pregnancy

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