Terms of Use

Intention / Use of Website
This agreement can be modified by STEPS at any time and any such modification is effective immediately upon posting. By accessing and using this website, you assent to these terms and conditions.

Medical Disclaimer
If you think you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. Do not rely on electronic communications or communication through this website for immediate, urgent medical needs. This website is not designed to facilitate medical emergencies.

Health Content
This website does not provide medical advice.

Some information on the site is written by individuals affiliated with STEPS, and some content is provided by outside sources.

The content of this website, such as graphics, images, text and all other materials, is provided for reference and educational purposes only. The content is not meant to be complete or exhaustive.

STEPS assumes no duty to correct or update the website nor to resolve or clarify any inconsistent information that might be a part of the website. This website contains information related to substance use and/or related conditions. If you find this information offensive, do not use this website.

The content on this website is not intended to be a substitute for specific medical advice. Always consult with a qualified and licensed physician or other medical care provider and follow their advice regardless of anything read on this website.

You assume full responsibility for using the information on this site, and you understand and agree that STEPS is not responsible or liable for any claim, loss or damage resulting from its use by you or any user.

STEPS cannot and does not warrant that access to the site will be error- or virus-free and does not guarantee against unauthorized users or hackers attempting to obtain access to this website.

STEPS does not intentionally or knowingly collect personal information from children under age 18. If you are under the age of 18, please consult a parent or guardian for help in using this website.

Accuracy and Timeliness
Although we try to keep the information on the site as accurate as possible, STEPS disclaims any warranty concerning its accuracy, timeliness and completeness of content, and any other warranty, express or implied. STEPS also reserves the right to temporarily or permanently discontinue this website, any page or any functionality at any time and without any notice.

External Links
In order to provide website users with other helpful information, the STEPS website contains links to other websites. However, STEPS provides no authority over external organizations’ websites, and this policy does not apply to external sites that are provided as links. Pages of external websites might have different terms of use. STEPS provides links to certain external websites as a convenience to visitors of its website; the existence of a link is not intended to be, and should not be taken as, an endorsement by STEPS of any product or service that may be available through such external websites.

By using the STEPS website, you agree to acceptance of our Privacy Policy.

We will review this disclaimer frequently and reserve the right to revise it periodically. If we make changes to this policy, we will post the updated policy here.

Last Revised
September 15, 2022