Giraffe Spark

Mental Health Peer Support Group

Disclaimer for Giraffe Spark

Welcome to Giraffe Spark. We’re glad you’ve chosen to join our community. Please read the following disclaimer carefully to understand the guidelines and limitations of our support group:

  1. Purpose of Giraffe Spark: Giraffe Spark is a mental health peer support group (PSG) aimed at providing a safe and understanding environment for sharing mental health experiences. It is a place for mutual support and discussion, not a substitute for professional mental healthcare. Our goal is to facilitate open conversations about coping strategies and personal experiences in a supportive and non-judgmental setting.

  2. No Professional Advice: Please note that any advice or opinions shared in Giraffe Spark, by either members or facilitators, do not constitute professional mental health advice. We strongly encourage members to seek guidance from qualified healthcare professionals for specific mental health concerns.

  3. Confidentiality: Confidentiality is a cornerstone of Giraffe Spark. Members are expected to maintain the privacy of any personal information shared within the group. However, it’s important to be aware that this confidentiality has exceptions, particularly in cases where there is a risk of harm to yourself or others.

  4. Respect and Inclusivity: Giraffe Spark is committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment. We expect all members to interact with empathy, respect, and understanding, ensuring that every voice is heard and valued.

  5. Limitations of Liability: The facilitators and organizers of Giraffe Spark are not liable for the actions of any group members or for the outcomes of advice and discussions that take place within the group.

  6. Voluntary Participation: Participation in Giraffe Spark is entirely voluntary. Members are free to leave the group at their discretion.

  7. Crisis Situations: Giraffe Spark is not equipped to handle mental health emergencies. In the event of a crisis, please contact [local emergency services, crisis helplines, or other appropriate contacts].

By participating in Giraffe Spark, you acknowledge and agree to the terms outlined in this disclaimer. We are here to support each other and look forward to fostering a nurturing and understanding space for everyone.