Let me see if I can muddy the waters........... :)
Due to the anonymity of the site and the fact that this is a peer support group and not responsible for calling any authority on any member that threatens suicide, we strongly encourage members to call the hotline , 911, a family member or a friend, or to check themselves in to the local hospital emergency room.
Potential risks exist when sharing distressing material. We do edit graphic details re suicide and self harm as we have vulnerable members and members as young as 13 on the boards.
Discussions of suicide or self-harm that are deemed negative and therefore potentially injurious to others are also not permitted.
Can you mention a friend of yours died from suicide, yes. But to go into indepth detail on methods etc would be deemed negative.
As we are a family based medical health forum we do strive to keep each forum safe for all members.
The rules and guidelines are set by the Owner/Administrator of HW and the moderators try to uphold the rules.
, being human with different life experiences, may see things through slightly different eyes and some variance is to be expected. However, moderators promise to base their decision making on the content of posts rather than personal feelings about
the person posting in them.
I hope this explanations helps to clarify the matter of what content is acceptable.
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