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The Suicide Prevention India Foundation (“SPIF”) is not in the business of providing counselling services and does not own, operate or control the helpline numbers listed on the website. The helpline numbers are listed for referral purposes only, and SPIF does not make any recommendations or guarantees regarding the quality of response and medical advice you might receive from any of the helplines. SPIF does not endorse these helplines and makes no representations, warranties or guarantees as to, and assumes no responsibility for, the services provided by these entities. SPIF disclaims all liability for damages of any kind arising out of calls made to these helpline numbers.

Reproduction and dissemination of material in this report shall only be made for educational or other non-commercial purposes. Any such use shall be authorised with the prior permission of The Suicide Prevention India Foundation (SPIF). The requests shall be addressed to contact@spif.in

All reasonable precautions have been taken by SPIF to verify the information contained in this report. However, the published material is being distributed without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. The responsibility for the interpretation and use of the material lies with the reader. In no event shall SPIF be liable for damages arising from its use.

The Suicide Prevention India Foundation (“SPIF”) is not in the business of providing counselling services and has not employed or otherwise engaged any therapists listed on the website. The therapists and their contact details are listed for referral purposes only, and SPIF does not make any recommendations or guarantees regarding the quality of response and medical advice you might receive from any of the therapists. SPIF does not endorse these therapists and makes no representations, warranties or guarantees as to, and assumes no responsibility for, the services provided by these therapists. SPIF disclaims all liability for damages of any kind arising out of calls/visits made to these therapists.

These Terms and Conditions (“Therapist Terms”) are with reference to your intention to register with the Suicide Prevention Foundation India (“SPIF) website: spif.in, as a mental health professional. The Terms of Use and Privacy Policy of the Website are hereby incorporated in these Therapist Terms by reference.

If you wish to register with the Website as a mental health professional, you grant SPIF the right and license to publish your name, designation, location, phone number and email address on the Website, at SPIF’s discretion. Notwithstanding the above, you agree and understand that SPIF has the right and not the obligation to publish the details concerning you. 

If you are listed on the Website as a therapist, you agree that:

  • You will not represent to any third party, by any offline or online means (including on your social media channels) that you are an employee, agent or partner of SPIF.
  • You will not enter into any agreement or arrangement which will bind SPIF legally or otherwise. 
  • You shall not be entitled to claim any benefits enjoyed by SPIF’s employees
  • You will solely be liable for any communication, advise, counsel, assessment, or recommendation made to users of this Website. 
  • The publication of your credentials on the Website is only intended to allow users of this Website access to mental health professionals, and does in no way constitute an agency, master-servant relationship, employer-employee relationship, legal representative, partnership, association of persons or other form of joint enterprise between you and SPIF.

In the event that it is brought to SPIF’s notice that you have advertised, marketed, or portrayed yourself or your practice as a SPIF employee, SPIF has the right to remove your credentials on the Website, and direct you to remove any posts/content in relation to SPIF.

The Testimonials set out by Suicide Prevention India Foundation (“SPIF”) are intended purely for reference purposes. The Testimonials are by no means intended to malign or defame any person, organisation, caste, or community. The Testimonials are views of the concerned author only and SPIF does not endorse, recommend, or represent on veracity of the advice contained in the Stories. Additionally, the Testimonials should not in any manner be considered as substitute for professional help. All experiences are personal, hence advice and suggestions contained in the Testimonials may not apply to a user’s specific facts or situations, and it is recommended that professional help is sought for such matters. SPIF disclaims all liability of all nature arising out of reliance placed on the advice set out in the Testimonials.

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