Certificate of compliance

HealthyPlace

is in compliance with the HONcode

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8 Years

Certificate validity: 30 Mar 2017 - Mar 2018

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct153327

Date of initial review:

10 Mar 2009

Certificate validity:

30 Mar 2017 - Mar 2018

Date of last visit:

30 Mar 2017
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Here are just a few of the dedicated people behind HealthyPlace.com
Gary Koplin - President of HealthyPlace.com. Mr. Koplin is responsible for the day-to-day operations of HealthyPlace. He is a former journalist and a successful entrepreneur. He was the founder of Concerned Counseling, one of the first significant online mental health counseling websites. He graduated from the University of Maryland with a BS in journalism.
Harry Croft, MD - Medical Director of HealthyPlace.com. Dr. Harry Croft is a private practice psychiatrist from San Antonio, Texas who is triple board certified in: Adult Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, and Sex Therapy. In addition to his private practice, he serves as the Medical Director of the San Antonio Psychiatric Research Center, and has been the principal investigator in over four dozen clinical trials since 1986. In addition to having papers published in leading medical journals, Dr. Croft has presented at the annual meetings of: The American Medical Association, The American Psychiatric Association, The American College of OB-GYN, The European Congress of Psychopharmacology and others.
Patricia Avila - Website Manager and Editor, HealthyPlace.com. Ms. Avila has been with HealthyPlace since 2003. Prior to that, she was a website manager for a large internet design and programming firm. She also translated websites from English to Spanish. Ms. Avila was born, raised and educated in Mexico City, Mexico where she attended the Universidad Femenina de Mexico for three years.
 

(19 Dec 2016) - Link

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All blogs on the HealthyPlace website are written by people who are mental health consumers and not mental health professionals (ie, doctors, therapists, counselors, social workers, etc.). A short biographical description of each blog author can be found by clicking on the author's name link on the individual blog - See more at: www.healthyplace.com/about-healthyplace/about-us/privacy-policy/#sthash.YXkdK1yc.dpuf

(30 Mar 2017) - Link

The information provided on this site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician
 

(19 Dec 2016) - Link

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The information provided on this site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician

(19 Dec 2016) - Link

HealthyPlace.com's Policy
 

(28 Mar 2017) - Link

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Users cannot go back and edit blog comments nor remove them on their own. You can write info(AT)healthyplace.com and request that it be done. For various reasons, we cannot guarantee action on your request in a timely manner. In addition, just because the comment is removed from the HealthyPlace website, it does not mean that it will not appear in other places such as internet search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing. In fact, there's a high likelihood that it will remain on search engines and other places on the internet. - See more at: www.healthyplace.com/about-healthyplace/about-us/privacy-policy/#sthash.YXkdK1yc.dpuf

(30 Mar 2017) - Link

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Last Updated: 11 March 2016
Reviewed by Harry Croft, MD - See more at: www.healthyplace.com/diabetes/mental-health/schizophrenia-bipolar-disorder-and-diabetes#sthash.0ZtIDm0e.dpuf
 

(30 Mar 2017) - Link

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For the sake of accuracy and the benefit of other users of the HealthyPlace.com website, we also ask that if you post any health or medical information outside of your own personal experience (something you have undergone yourself), that you please provide references with your post; for example, a link to that specific information. This helps readers of your posts determine the accuracy of any mental health or medical information, as well as leading them to additional information.

(19 Dec 2016) - Link

Created: 10 January 2012
Last Updated: 31 August 2016
 

(19 Dec 2016) - Link

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Why is Self-Injury So Prevalent in Borderline (BPD)?
Posted on July 6, 2015 by Kalie Gipson

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

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Our revenues are generated exclusively through the sale of advertising on the HealthyPlace website
 

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All advertisements and sponsorships are clearly identified and labeled.
 

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The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site’s certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

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