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NOTE: While helpful, online resources generally are not a good substitute for face-to-face counseling. Restricted-access mailing lists do provide a level of support in that ex-cult members can encourage each other during the healing process.

Unfortunately, many such lists are places where hurt people try to counsel each other without much, if any, insight into cult- and/or counseling issues. Professional counseling is preferred over these lists.

Be careful with confidential information, especially in public newsgroups, but also on private mailing lists and in private correspondence. If you are being harassed, contact a professional (see our list of recommended ministries and organizations)

Secular Freedom of MindOff-site Link A list "developed in cooperation with Steve Hassan's freedom of mind website." The list allows for "the free exchange of ideas, insights, and experiences around cults, mind control, undue influence by groups and individuals, cult recovery, and related issues. "

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