A simple, "May I PM or an environment that may be disturbing to others. The glorification of suicidal thoughts, self injury text, or links, will not be tolerated.This can result in your being removed from the chat rooms. These depression chat rooms were formed to help support those with depression and other related health issues.Some who may benefit include people affected by disaster, friends and family of those affected by disaster, and disaster recovery workers.
If you have any questions concerning the chat rooms please contact an Op by double clicking their nickname.
If you discover any problems, or a situation in which you feel uncomfortable when an Op is not available, please Contact Us"I confirm I have read this chat room guide and will adhere to the rules stated above.
For example, by putting an "away" or "bbl" notice next to your name.
This helps others to know who is, and isn't available at a specific time. We ask you to receive permission from any chatter that you do not know before talking to them in private.
It offers an active message board and chat room for rape, sexual assault, sexual abuse, incest and molestation survivors.
There are over 31,000 members and about 1,000,000 posts, including recent posts and many useful posts from days and months past.
DEPRESSION CHAT GUIDE AND OVERVIEW To maintain the smooth and friendly environment of these depression chat rooms, we insist that all members read the following chat room guide, and adhere to it at all times. An "@" sign next to a specific nickname denotes a person as a chat room moderator (an Op).
Please note the Op team are volunteering their time and are to be treated with respect.
Decisions by all room moderators are not to be argued with, or challenged in any way their only objectives are to provide support, and to look after the overall well-being of the depression chat rooms.
Should you have a question or problem whilst in the chat rooms, please double click on an Op's nickname to talk to him/her in private. As a member of these depression chat rooms it is expected that you use a single nickname.
If you join an online conversation, please keep in mind that you should not use your real name or contact information, and only use a safe email address if one is required. Also be sure to practice Safe Surfing, so that your online activity stays confidential.