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General Support - Friends That Listen is a user-created Page on Google+ intended to provide emotional support for Google+ users who feel they need it.

An introductory post on 2012-02-18 states:

What Is General Support- Friends That Listen? What Do We Do?

We are a page meant to help reach G+ users who are differently abled/minded or simply those who going through a tough time and want to have a talk.

+pio dal cin and +M Monica and +Nathan Pieplow and +Robert Redl and +Alex Grossman are behind this page. We are trying to create a community of support for people in hangout on Google Plus.

We chose the name "Friends that Listen" in addition to "General Support" at Robert Redl's suggestion, because although we are not able to offer medical advice, we are at attempting to assemble a team of kind, supportive people who can lend a confidential ear, and who will help and listen to those who just need to be heard in their daily struggles to cope with the challenges that meet them in life.

Please reshare this post so we can form a larger community. If you are interested in joining our support team, please contact +pio dal cin or +M Monica for more information.

We will be having regular support hangouts, which are not On Air, but are small group settings, to talk about different aspects of experience, coping mechanisms, and problems.

Our two regularly scheduled weekly hangouts will be:

Saturday at 2 PM EST (7 PM GMT)

Tuesday afternoons at 4:30 EST (9:30 GMT)

Follow the page to see when we are hanging out, and let us know how we can better serve the G+ community.

Much of this information is repeated on the page's "About" section.


Woozle writes

The page moderators apparently have an unwritten zero-tolerance policy, as I was banned (with accusations of trolling and sockpuppetry) without warning after one comment (my first comment on that thread, and my second comment on any of General Support's posts -- where the first was introductory and did not generate any response, positive or negative), and two other users were banned when trying to intervene on that user's behalf. See this post for details.