our shared values

These values inform our daily practice. They also inform all moderating desisions on this website/blog.

  • We honor each other
  • We Accept people as they are: unique, individuals with something to offer and something we can learn from
  • We remind everyone that there are no limits to anyone’s recovery
  • We encourage a sense of hope in everyone for their own ability to recover in ways that is meaningful to them
  • We Validate people’s experience and the insights they draw from them
  • We Treat others with dignity, compassion and  respect and hold each other  in unconditional high regard
  • We offer choices and options, not answers and solutions
  • We believe each of us is expert in ourselves, our own condition and experiences
  • We support each  individual’s right to choose what is best for them and to choose who they turn to for support and guidance in making those choices