GROUP AGREEMENT

  • Good timekeeping is vital. Meetings start at the published times.

  • Mobile phones must be switched off, or set to silent.

  • There is no pressure to participate, speak, or contribute in any way.

  • Agree to support each other.

  • PRIVACY – everything that is said in the Meeting Room stays in the Meeting Room.

  • Always take personal responsibility and care when sharing experiences.

  • No cross-talking – always show respect and consideration to the person talking, or making a presentation.

  • We always agree to disagree over contentious matters – respect to all at all times.

  • Always be mindful of the feelings and moods of others – No swearing where possible.

  • We agree to share personal experiences when appropriate, and ALWAYS avoid giving advice.

  • Always treat MOVING FORWARD members, and in fact everyone, with kindness and fairness.

  • It is perfectly acceptable to ask for help – after all, that is what the group is here for.

  • Advertise MOVING FORWARD where possible.

  • No attendance when intoxicated.

  • Tell the Facilitator of any complaints, or problems so they can address the issue.

  • Feedback is always appreciated, either Good, or Bad.

  • Tidy up the venue after ourselves – Keep clean, report spillages.

  • No discussing criminal activities.

  • Be mindful of time when talking.