1/ Respect confidentiality; what is said here, stays here.
2/ Let speakers finish what they are saying, before jumping in.
3/ Treat other members with respect.
4/ Understand that because of the nature of our illnesses, meetings can get very intense.
5/ Don't jump to conclusions about what other members are saying.
6/ We all benefit from one anothers' questions and thoughts. Don't shortchange yourself by waiting until the last 10 minutes of a meeting to bring up issues of cosmic importance.
7/ Don't monopolize the meeting--your problem may be incredibly important to you, but everyone else has a problem that is just as important to them as yours is to you.
8/ Turn your cell phone off or vibrate.
9/ While it is okay to bring in a small snack or drink during the meeting, full meals are not allowed.
10/ Winters only: if it is snowing, the meeting is canceled. To confirm, please call (401) 309-7575.