Terms and rules

The providers ("we", "us", "our") of the service provided by this web site ("Service") are not responsible for any user-generated content and accounts. Content submitted express the views of their author only.

This Service is only available to users who are at least 16 years old. If you are younger than this, please do not register for this Service. If you register for this Service, you represent that you are this age or older.

Our Pledge

We, the Help Minds Heal community team pledge to make participation in our community a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of age, body size, visible or invisible disability, ethnicity, sex characteristics, gender identity and expression,, education, socio-economic status, nationality, personal appearance, race, religion, or sexual identity and orientation. We pledge to act and interact in ways that contribute to an open, welcoming, diverse, inclusive, and healthy community.

Our Terms & Rules

You may register for one account with the Service. Any attempt to circumvent any bans will result in further bans and potentially a ban of IP addresses. User accounts are removed at the discretion of the Service but this does not effect your right to have personal information removed.

It is strictly forbidden to share personal information such as addresses, contact information such as telephone numbers and email addresses, or any other identifiable information in our public forums. If you wish to share these details with our members, please use the personal messenger facility. We strongly discourage you from sharing any personal information with anybody you do not already know and will accept no resposibility or liability for anything that may occur as a result.

All content you submit, upload, or otherwise make available to the Service ("Content") may be reviewed by staff members. All Content you submit or upload may be sent to third-party verification services (including, but not limited to, spam prevention services). Do not submit any Content that you consider to be private or confidential.

You agree not to use the Service to submit material that could be intentionally triggering, pro-self harm or pro-suicide. When submitting content that could be upsetting, please use the appropriate warning prefixes availabe.

You agree to not use the Service to submit or link to any Content which is defamatory, abusive, hateful, threatening, spam or spam-like, likely to offend, contains adult or objectionable content, contains personal information of others, risks copyright infringement, encourages unlawful activity, or otherwise violates any laws. You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content or your conduct.

We may remove or modify any Content submitted at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. Requests for Content to be removed or modified will be undertaken only at our discretion. We may terminate your access to all or any part of the Service at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.

Content can be reported by following the proceedure for flagging inappropriate content. This is the fastest way to mark material as inappropriate, as the report goes to all members of staff. Please try and be as descriptive as possible in your report, to give the assigned staff member as much information as possible. We ask all members to be vigilant in reporting content that violets our terms, as this the easiest way to help us to keep this community safe for all. All reports are anonymous at all times.

You are granting us with a non-exclusive, permanent, irrevocable, unlimited license to use, publish, or re-publish your Content in connection with the Service. You retain copyright over the Content.

You agree to use appropriate content warnings as provided by the service. Warnings are mandatory in the Sensitive Content areas. If you find any content you feel should carry a warning, please report it using the dedicated facility.

For more information on what will happen if our terms and rules are broken, please visit out Warnings & Sanctions help page.

These terms may be changed at any time without notice.

If you do not agree with these terms, please do not register or use the Service. Use of the Service constitutes acceptance of these terms. If you wish to close your account, please contact us.