Copyright Policy

All content displayed or stored on this Metro Crisis Services website and associated databases is protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws. Title to the content of all Metro Crisis Services websites, web pages, data, and databases remains with Metro Crisis Services, Inc., its sources and its licensors.

Any use of the content without express written permission from Metro Crisis Services, Inc., may violate copyright laws. All website content is subject to change or termination without notice at the editorial discretion of Metro Crisis Services, Inc., All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to Metro Crisis Services, Inc., its content providers, and its licensors.

All content on Metro Crisis Services websites and related web pages—including, but not limited to, the home page, articles, newsletters, images, graphics, videos, data, databases, website code, and data manipulation code—is protected by copyright owned by Metro Crisis Services, Inc., or its contributors, licensors, partners and sponsors. No one may copy, download, or reproduce any of these materials, either in print or electronic form, without prior written permission from the owner(s) except as detailed below.


If you wish to include Metro Crisis Services' text content on your website, blog, webpage, newsletter, social media page, or mobile application, you may freely reproduce Metro Crisis Services' text content as excerpts, quotes, summaries, or in its original form—provided that you include working links to the corresponding original full text content on Metro Crisis Services’ website and mention Metro Crisis Services as the source of these links. (We reserve the right to change or remove our content or to delete our web pages. Responsibility for broken links to our content is, and will always remain, yours.)

An example of proper use and acknowledgement may look something like this:

I saw a helpful article yesterday posted at about living with depression. It gives useful advice about organizing your daily activities so that every night, you can go to bed with a sense of accomplishment.

Check it out at Living with Depression—

You must agree to use a link to the full text content on the Metro Crisis Services website that will display the full content immediately (no pop-up advertising, jump pages or similar material.) You must agree not to associate any Metro Crisis Services content with any content that might harm the reputation of Metro Crisis Services, its programs, directors, officers, funders, employees, contributors or partners.

You must not use or display Metro Crisis Services content or links to Metro Crisis Services content on any site that displays or distributes weapons, ammunition, or pornographic material, exploits children, provides instruction on or promotes racist, sexist, violent, illegal, or life-threatening activities, or is in any way misleading, obscene, defamatory, libelous, or invasive of personal privacy.

Some of Metro Crisis Services' website content was adapted with permission from other sources. If you wish to quote from this content, please credit the source of the original content, in addition to mentioning as the source of the link to the content on our servers.

Program Service Data

As part of its service to the community, Metro Crisis Services has made a large investment of time and money to create and maintain the Program Services Database. Consequently, we vigorously protect our ownership of that information.

You may link your website, blog, webpage, newsletter social media page, application, to up to ten pages of the Program Services Database—mention Metro Crisis Services as the source of these links.

You may print on paper up to five copies of any individual program service listings. You may make and print up to five copies on paper of groups of program service information that are of particular interest to you. You must have express written permission from Metro Crisis Services, Inc., to make more than five printed copies of any information from the Program Services Database.

Permission is NOT granted to download, reproduce, or scrape any of our Program Service Data, either manually or by automated processes. Any downloading, reproducing, scraping, or distribution of the Program Service Data is a violation of Metro Crisis Services’ copyrights.

Intellectual Property Rights

The Metro Crisis Services and Metro Crisis Line names and logos and all names, marks, brands, logos, designs, trade dress, slogans, used in connection with this website and used in our printed materials are the sole property of Metro Crisis Services, Inc. You must not incorporate names, marks, brands, logos, designs, trade dress, or slogans used by Metro Crisis Services into trademarks, service marks, company names, Internet addresses, domain names, or email addresses used by any other individual, company, or organization.

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