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Opinions Voiced on this website belong to the individual poster ABT.com website offers an opportunity for participants to voice opinions and comments about addiction, recovery, and treatment. These comments and opinions do not reflect the opinions, values, or point of view of the staff at ABT.com, its shareholders, or its executives, and are not endorsed by ABT.com. We make efforts to assess and moderate the opinions of our participants in order to remove abhorrent material, we do not purport to be able to eliminate all abhorrent content in a well-timed manner when the situation arises.
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Those who leave comments, opinions, or suggestions on ABT.com is expected to follow certain content rules, including the prohibition of any content which is prohibited or otherwise illegal. Illegal or prohibited information may include, but is not limited to, content which could be construed as legal or medical advice, which invites other users to take part in any criminal activities, which offers other users opportunities to participate in a financial scheme, chain letter, pyramid schemes, or otherwise invites participants to send money to the poster, or which contains sexually suggestive, racially offensive, threatening or foul language. The responsibility to determine what content, comments, or opinions offends the online community or users visiting ABT.com and the social media affiliated with ABT.com will be the sole decision of the moderator without prejudice.
We expect our guests, visitors, and users to abide by common standards of decency, and no commercial advertisements are allowed without express permission and approval of ABT.com.
No Psychiatric, Medical, or Professional Advice
ABT.com website is designed for worldwide educational and information purposes only and does not provide medical advice, unless indicated in the content. The information offered through ABT.com should not be used for treating a health problem, illness, or diagnosing underlying conditions. The content posted on ABT.com is not a substitute for professional health care, and is designed to complement – not replace – the relationship you have with your health care physician. If you suspect you may have a health problem related to the content on ABT.com, you should contact your health care provider to discuss your suspicious and your current situation. ABT.com does not offer diagnosis, medical advice, or offer psychiatric, medical, or professional opinions online, but educate to encourage dialect with your health care provider. The articles, blogs, or content on ABT.com website are meant to discuss topics of a general nature regarding topics of interest. We will screen content and opinions in a timely fashion, we are not accountable for the advice, suggestions, opinions, recommendations, or advertising of any writer of these articles. Those who have a medical condition should contact a physician for further diagnosis and guidance. Those with a serious substance abuse problem should get medical or therapeutic help. Anyone who feels at risk for suicide tendencies or thoughts should call 911 immediately to get the help they need. The purpose of ABT.com is to provide information regarding certain treatment facilities, drug knowledge about substance abuse, and post relevant articles which we think might be helpful to those seeking treatment or suffering with an addiction.
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ABT.com website will contain links, banners, or images to Third Party sites which will contain content over which ABT.com has no control nor does it endorse or sponsor any of the organizations associated with these URL links. Keep in mind when you follow a link, image, or banner to another website that ABT.com has no responsibility for what you find there, and does not moderate, review, or maintain those sites. ABT.com has no control over information found on the sites which are associated with the URL links. Neither is ABT.com accountable for any content found on the linked sites. All information contained herein is obtained by ABT.com from sources believed to be accurate, government sources, and reliable. Because of the possibility of mechanical and human error as well as other factors, ABT.com is not accountable or responsible for any errors or omissions. Follow those links, and use those websites at your own risk.
We follow a standard set of ethical procedures for information that is posted on ABT.com. All content is cross referenced by experienced board members with recovery, addiction, and treatment knowledge. However, ABT.com does not offer users any guarantee or warranty related to our website or social media; we specifically disclaim any warranties, implied, or expressed. It is the responsibility of the user on ABT.com to assess the content provided and determine the relevancy and helpfulness to them.
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By viewing or using the ABT.com website, by sending a request for information or posting a comment online or in social media, I understand and acknowledge all of the above terms, and in particular I understand that from time to time ABT.com will make changes regarding their website, its policies and its rules.
All information is provided “as is” without guarantee of any kind. ABT.com makes no disclaims and representations all express, implied, and statutory warranties of any kind to user and/or any third party including warranties as to accuracy, timeliness, merchantability, completeness, or fitness for any particular purpose. ABT.com shall under no circumstance be liable or accountable to user, and/or any third party for any lost profits or lost opportunity, special, indirect, consequential, incidental, or punitive damages whatsoever, even if ABT.com has been counseled, advised, or warned of the possibility of such damages before incident occurs.
Some U.S. states and foreign countries provide rights in addition to those above or do not allow the exclusion or limitation of implied warranties or liability for incidental or consequential damages. Therefore, the above limitations may not apply to everyone or there may be state provisions which supersede the above.
Any clause of the Disclaimer declared invalid shall be deemed severable and not affect the validity or enforceability of the remainder.