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Live, Local Peer Support Groups: Guidance, education, and support for women with PTSD, to form peer support groups at the local level, as part of a global network of groups available free of charge, and supported and run by members. The Women with PTSD United (WWPTSDU) website will maintain guidelines and advice regarding group formation, as well as resources and materials for meeting topics and activities. A weekly topic suggestion manual/personal workbook (see below) will be available free of charge on the WWPTSDU website, as well as upon request, via electronic means.

No religion of any kind will be allowed in these support groups, unless formed by women with a unanimous determination that it will be allowed, to be reviewed when any new member joins, and to be respected if "No religion" is requested by a peer. This includes saying that your "praying" for members, or keeping them in your "prayers".

Many women have been traumatised in the name of religion, and globally, there are many religions to be respected. Therefore, this guideline is to be adhered to, with the exception of the aforementioned circumstances.

Online Support Group: Women with PTSD United - Support Group will be available as a closed forum on Facebook® for women with PTSD to receive 24/7 support from peers.

The group administrators will consist of women with PTSD from around the world, as determined by current administration, and group guidelines will remain as stated here:

  • This is a closed group. This means that none of your FB® friends are able to see what you post. Your posts will come up in your own newsfeed, but your friends will not be able to see it.

  • No religion of any kind is allowed in this group. No references, no mention... all posts/comments are removed. This includes saying that your "praying" for members, or
    keeping them in your "prayers". We are taking a zero tolerance approach to this guideline. You will be removed if this guideline is violated. To clarify, we see angels not as religious, but as any good person. There is a document in the "Files" section of this group titled, "No Religion Guideline" that provides more information.

  • Admins are also diagnosed with C/PTSD. We reserve the right to add another admin into a message/pm if we feel that we need additional support. We will not do this without telling the member that, so they are still comfortable when talking. Sometimes, when members are in crisis, they forget that we are also prone to triggers, etc., and we may need to take some time for ourselves, but we don't want to leave the member without someone to talk to.

  • We are not medical professionals. We are happy to offer opinions, but please go and see your primary care doctor for diagnoses.

  • We are not mental health professionals, nor are the members of this group. If you are feeling suicidal, please seek the help of a professional. Posts talking about plans of self-harming, specific plans, words that indicate ending your life, discussions that tie in suicide and or self-harm, are all removed and/or reported, and the member will be removed from the group if a post like this is made again. This is due to the triggering nature of these posts, and the seriousness with which Admin take them. All suicidal posts will be reported to Facebook ®.

  • Please do not title your posts with "Trigger Warning" here, as it is a trauma group, and members read at their own caution.

  • Arguing with Admins is grounds for removal. All Admins have PTSD, and help run this page in their own time. Please show them the respect they more than deserve, especially when giving gentle reminders on our guidelines. If you block an Admin, you will be removed, no second chances.
  • Any pictures that depict violence, injury, self-harm, etc., will be removed.

  • Any stories from the news that are graphic in nature regarding murder, rape, etc., will also be removed. You have to keep in mind that this is a trauma group when posting. If your post triggers multiple members, you will either be asked to edit or remove. This is for the safety of all.

  • Unless weapons are part of your trauma, there is to be no discussing them. This is a trauma page, please be mindful of others.
  • Marketing in a support group for trauma is an absolute NO. Posting links for products, or anything that asks for profit, is not allowed. We do not allow any sites (Go Fund Me® posts, etc.) asking for donations. We ask that you don't promote your business here. We are here for support, not for business listings. No petitions or contest links are to be posted.

  • There is to be no racism or political discussions on this page. We will not accept any derogatory remarks of any kind.

  • Please be mindful when commenting that you are validating the original poster. Ladies are here to get support, not to have their posts taken over by others.

  • Side messaging, or sending friend requests, is not allowed, unless the person within the group has said publicly on the wall that it is okay to do so. All members must feel safe, and their privacy is priority.

  • We strongly discourage an open invitation for private messaging or friend requests. We encourage you to post your needs and conversations on the group wall to receive support from the group. PM-ing can make the recipient feel unsafe and responsible, and it is easy to lose boundaries. For your safety and others, and to maintain healthy boundaries, we urge you not to openly invite

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