Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


Under guidance from the Electoral Commission and Charity Commission, it's important that Scope remains politically neutral during General Elections.

While we understand that this period will see many passionate discussions and do not want to discourage open discussion, we cannot allow discussions which are purely intended to influence voting.

As ever, please make sure that your comments remain respectful of other people's opinions and keep to our online community house rules.
If we become concerned about you or anyone else while using one of our services, we will act in line with our safeguarding policy and procedures. This may involve sharing this information with relevant authorities to ensure we comply with our policies and legal obligations.

Greetings, to you all on Scopes online community.

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Gush
Gush Community member Posts: 1 Listener
Hello, 

I recently joined this community but hadn't introduced myself, my name is Shirni.

I have long history with mental health issues and am also a recovering alcoholic and addict. 
I'm not the best of communicators but i am pleased to be here, i have been reading various posts which i have found to be informative and look forward to slowly getting to know the staff and other members. 

Regards 

Shirni 

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  • SueHeath
    SueHeath Community member Posts: 12,420 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @Gush welcome to this great group - it's the best thing i have done for a long time - i hope you get the same out of the forum.

    You can join in with any of the chats or ask your own questions.
    I look forward to seeing you around.
  • Alex_Alumni
    Alex_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,561 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hello and welcome @Gush we are pleased to have you here :)

    Please feel free to explore at your own pace, and join in whenever you are ready. You can use our categories page to see all the different topics. 

    The Coffee Lounge is a good place to start getting to know everyone, there's a few games, and you chat about anything from breakfast, to your favourite hobby!

    Let us know if you have any questions, or need a hand with anything, and enjoy your time on the forum.

    Alex
    Online Community Coordinator
    Scope

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  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,508 Disability Gamechanger
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    A warm welcome to the community from me too @Gush :) How are you doing today? Have you had a chance to take a look around the community? We look forward to hearing from you whenever you feel ready to respond. Don't worry about whether or not you're a good communicator, as we're all here to help and support you. 

    National Campaigns Officer at Scope, she/her

  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 16,154 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @Gush - & welcome to this friendly & supportive community from me also. I hope you enjoy being part of this group. :)
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