Community Guidelines

By using our service, you agree to abide by the forum’s terms of service as well as the community guidelines, as outlined below.

Be respectful and kind to others

Due to the nature of this space, we expect that all users will be respectful of their fellow community members and support each other. No disrespectful behavior will be tolerated. Any offenses will be addressed as follows:

First offense: warning

Second offense: 1 week ban

Third offense: permanent ban

Do not offer medical advice

Dissemination of medical information by non-authorized personnel is illegal under HIPAA (1996). As such, no users of this site are authorized to publish any such information other than directions to official resources. No members of the Committee shall provide any medical advice. Any content published on this site that violates any legal information will be taken down and, if necessary, reported to the pertinent authorities.

Any offense will result in a permanent ban.

Flag any content that may contain graphic or triggering content or language

For any graphic content, strong language or obscenities, or anything that may warrant a trigger warning, please flag the content as such by using the following syntax


[details="CONTENT WARNING"]

The text that warrants a content warning

[/details]

and attaching the relevant tags to your post. We ask that you use your best judgement in making these decisions and err on the side of caution. Repeatedly incorrectly flagging content as violating guidelines will, however, result in an offense as well.

Note that admins and moderators reserve the right to edit your post to hide and tag any such content as necessary.

Failure to flag such content will be addressed as follows:

First offense: warning

Second offense: 1 week ban

Third offense: permanent ban

If you have any questions about any of the above rules, please contact any of the admins or moderators.