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Chat Host Guidelines
The Psych Central chat rooms are an extension of the Psych Central community – meaning that all community guidelines apply while in chat. That means the chat rooms are primarily intended as a safe and supportive environment where people with mental health, parenting or relationship concerns can go to discuss topics of interest. However, we recognize real-time chat is not for everyone, and the experience can vary greatly based upon the room, the member composition of the room, the time of day, etc.
One of the benefits of a Psych Central membership is the ability for members who abide by our chat host guidelines to become a chat host. A chat host is one who has hosting abilities and responsibilities in their own member-created chatroom.
Escalation of an issue
Chat hosts who do not abide by these guidelines may lose their chat hosting privileges.
Chat hosts do not elevate other members to chat host status in a chat room if they are not already a pre-approved chat host (e.g., you can't elevate an ordinary member to chat host status).
Exceptions to the community guidelines
There are a few exceptions to the community guidelines we allow in the chat rooms.
To become a chat host and have the ability to host your own chat rooms on the Psych Central community, you must be:
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