Terms of Service

The Green Ribbon Club website is a complimentary information Service provided by GREEN RIBBON CLUB as a convenience to users, with the express condition that users agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Service Agreement. Green Ribbon Club reserves the right to change the Service terms and conditions at any time. Use of the Green Ribbon Club website constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions included below. Please also consult our Privacy Policy.

Limitation of Liability

You agree that you will hold harmless Green Ribbon Club and its officers, directors, and volunteers from all claims arising out of or related to your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, this website or the information contained in this website or other websites to which it is linked. You also agree that Green Ribbon Club or the contributors of information to this website shall NOT be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on information provided on the Green Ribbon Club website or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

Disclaimer on Professional Advice

The information available on and through the Green Ribbon Club website is presented in summary form as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the knowledge, skill and judgment of qualified psychiatrists, psychologists, physicians and health care professionals. The information on GreenRibbonClub.org has been obtained from sources believed to be accurate and reliable. However, Green Ribbon Club makes no warranty as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of this information. Should you have any health, medical or disability questions or concerns, please consult a physician or other health care professional. Information accessed on or through GreenRibbonClub.org is neither complete nor exhaustive and does not cover all disabilities, diseases, disorders and physical conditions or their management or treatment.

Information accessed on and through GreenRibbonClub.org is provided "AS IS" and without warranty, express or implied, including, but not limited to, any implied warranty of merchantability or of fitness for a particular purpose. The information provided on the Green Ribbon Club website is provided for general information only.

Disclaimer of Warranty

Green Ribbon Club makes no warranties of any kind concerning this website, including but not limited to any warranty of accuracy, completeness, currency, reliability, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, or any warranty that these pages, or the server that makes them available, are free of viruses or other harmful elements, and such warranties are expressly disclaimed.


You understand that the opinions and recommendations included in this website are not necessarily those of Green Ribbon Club or endorsed by Green Ribbon Club. Green Ribbon Club may provide links to other websites, which are not under the control of Green Ribbon Club. These links are included as a convenience to you and are not intended as an endorsement by Green Ribbon Club of the organization or individual operating the website.

Usage of Content

Unless otherwise indicated, all information contained on the Green Ribbon Club website, including - but not limited to - text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio and video clips, is proprietary to Green Ribbon Club.

Green Ribbon Club grants requested reprint permissions subject to your agreement to these conditions.

In the reprint, online or otherwise, you will credit Green Ribbon Club as the source. You are not reselling the product at a profit. And you will send a copy of the result to this email address: info@greenribbonclub.org.

For any information contained on the Green Ribbon Club site that is attributed to another source, permission to reproduce must be obtained from the original source. Use of any robot, spider, other automatic device or manual process to monitor or copy the website or any of its content and "mirroring" the website or any content on any other server is prohibited unless prior permission is obtained from Green Ribbon Club.

Stock photos used on this website are not meant to indicate any particular attitude or opinion on the part of those whose images are being used and are not intended to indicate an endorsement by the subjects.


Green Ribbon Club, Stopping the Stigma, GRC


This website (excluding linked sites) is controlled by Green Ribbon Club, which is headquartered in Orange County, California, in the United States of America. It can be accessed from all 50 states, as well as from other locations around the world. Each of these locations have laws that may differ from those of California. Therefore, by accessing this website both you and Green Ribbon Club agree that the statutes and laws of the Republic of California, without regard to principles of conflicts of law in California or elsewhere, shall apply to all matters arising from or relating to use of this website. You and Green Ribbon Club also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the state and/or federal courts located closest in proximity to the Green Ribbon Club in California should any matter arise related to California.


You agree that you are prohibited from using this site to commit fraudulent activities, violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation. Furthermore, no communications passing through this site may be defamatory, libelous, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing, obscene or contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancel bots or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information. Green Ribbon Club will take immediate action to prevent violators of this policy from using our site.

Use of Website Bulletin Board, Otherwise Known as Stopping the Stigma

Green Ribbon Club provides this website and associated bulletin boards for the benefit of its members and the public. Green Ribbon Club expressly disclaims responsibility for and liabilities resulting from, any information or communications from and between users of the Green Ribbon Club Stopping the Stigma bulletin board.

Users are warned they may be individually liable for anything they communicate using Stopping the Stigma, including but not limited to defamatory, discriminatory, false or unauthorized information. Users are cautioned that they are responsible for complying with the requirements of applicable copyright and trademark laws and regulations.

Stopping the Stigma is for individuals willing to voluntarily share their opinions, experiences and thoughts related to mental health and suicide. Green Ribbon Club wants to ensure the integrity of this service and therefore, use of this service is limited to participants who agree to adhere to the following guidelines:

User Content Submissions

Green Ribbon Club encourages you and other users to contribute content to this website including, without limitation, textual narratives that share your stories of hope for people with mental disorders and associated comments thereto ("User Content"). When you view User Content and comments submitted by other users, keep in mind that such User Content may not necessarily represent your own view or the view of Green Ribbon Club. While Green Ribbon Club encourages User Content that is supportive and helpful, through your use of the Services, you may be exposed to User Content that you may find offensive, objectionable, harmful, inaccurate, or deceptive. You assume all associated risks.

User Content

You understand that when you submit User Content, you are granting Green Ribbon Club a license to display the User Content in connection with the Services or otherwise as set forth in these Terms, and, whether or not your User Content is published on the website, Green Ribbon Club guarantees no confidentiality or anonymity with respect to your User Content. While you don’t have to include your name, your likeness, or any other specific information in the User Content you submit, if your video or other User Content conveys your name, your likeness, (or other identifying information in the background of your video) you understand and agree that this information may be displayed on the Green Ribbon Club website along with your User Content. Accordingly, please review your User Content carefully prior to submission to ensure it contains no information that you are not comfortable sharing. If your User Content is a video, you can disable access to that User Content by deleting it from your YouTube account. If you your User Content is a textual narrative or other form of User Content, you can disable access to that User Content by contacting Green Ribbon Club via email at info@greenribbonclub.org with a written request to disable access to your User Content, including sufficient details in your request for Green Ribbon Club to identify and disable such User Content. You retain all ownership rights in the User Content you submit. However, by submitting your User Content to the Green Ribbon Club’s website, you grant Green Ribbon Club a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable through multiple tiers, and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, perform, commercialize, and otherwise exercise all rights in and to the User Content in any media formats and through any media channels now known or hereinafter invented or discovered for any purpose consistent with the mission and vision of Green Ribbon Club. Such license includes all rights and permissions to reproduce your likeness, name and any other personal information that you choose to submit as a part of the User Content. You also grant each user of the Services a non-exclusive license to access your User Content through the Service, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display, link to and perform such User Content as permitted through the functionality of the Services and under these Terms of Use. Green Ribbon Club reserves the right to monitor User Content and to remove or decline to post any User Content at any time, for any reason (or for no reason), without notice and at its sole discretion, including, without limitation, if it determines that User Content is inappropriate or fails to comply with these Terms. Green Ribbon Club has no responsibility for the backup of any of any User Content or any lost data resulting from the use, operation or discontinuation of any aspect of the Services.

Submitted Materials

Unless specifically requested, Green Ribbon Club does not wish to receive any confidential, proprietary, or trade secret information from you via the website (including via contact email made available on the website). Accordingly, if you send Green Ribbon Club any information or creative works including, without limitation, idea submissions, suggestions, business plans, concepts or demos in any media including photographs, graphics, audiovisual media or other material ("Submitted Material") you grant Green Ribbon Club a royalty-free, unrestricted, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, and fully transferable, assignable, and sub-licensable right and license to use, copy, reproduce, modify, adapt, print, publish, translate, create derivative works from, create collective works from, and distribute, perform, display, license and sublicense (through multiple levels) the Submitted Material in any media now known or hereinafter invented, including for commercial purposes. If you send Green Ribbon Club any Submitted Material you also warrant that the Submitted Material is not confidential or secret and that the Submitted Material is owned entirely by you. If you send Green Ribbon Club any Submitted Material you warrant that you have all rights necessary (including rights of privacy and rights of publicity) to authorize Green Ribbon Club to use Submitted Material as permitted by the license in this Section.