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Begin with NEW PROGRAM

Posted on September 16th, 2019 · Posted in Uncategorized

NEW PROGRAM: Healing Conversations Personal Support for Survivors of Suicide Loss Healing Conversations gives those who have lost someone to suicide the opportunity to talk with our experienced volunteers. These AFSP volunteers, who are themselves survivors of suicide loss, offer understanding and guidance in the weeks and months following a..
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NBC News: New bill allows Oregon students to take ‘mental health days’

Posted on September 16th, 2019 · Posted in Uncategorized

New bill allows Oregon students to take ‘mental health days’ The students behind the measure say it’s meant to change the stigma around mental health in a state that has some of the United States’ highest suicide rates. Read in NBC News: https://apple.news/AYlqynrmhTweEzNuBSSA3Fw

CVN article focus on the life and not the death

Posted on September 16th, 2019 · Posted in Uncategorized

Parent affected by suicide says “focus on the life and not the death” – HopeNet to host Candle Light Vigil for suicide prevention and survivors     A candlelight vigil will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 10, for World Suicide Prevention Day. HopeNet of Carpinteria hosts the yearly remembrance in honor..
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Out of Darkness Walk

Posted on September 16th, 2019 · Posted in Uncategorized

  Out of Darkness Walk, Sept. 8, 2019 tabling are (L-R): Amrita Salm, President, Lucia Torres, board member, Becki Norton, Vice-President of HopeNet of Carpinteria.

2019 Candlelight Vigil — new location

Posted on July 14th, 2019 · Posted in Uncategorized

Attention: We are moving the location of our annual Candlelight Vigil. This year, it will be held at the Carpinteria Seal Fountain at 855 Linden Ave. WHEN:   Tuesday, September 10, 2019 from 7 – 8 pm Please download the English flyer here Por favor descargue el folleto en español aquí

Collaborative Community Meetings

Posted on July 14th, 2019 · Posted in Uncategorized

Collaborative Community Meetings On January 11, 2019, HopeNet and the County of Santa Barbara co-sponsored the first collaborative community breakfast meeting at the Carpinteria Women’s Club on the topics of mental health and suicide prevention.  Key community members were invited to explore what is being done in our community to..
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Carp Connect

Posted on July 14th, 2019 · Posted in Uncategorized

  from left – right: Monique Limon, Salud Carbajal, Hannah-Beth Jackson, Fred Shaw,  Das Williams, Daniel Denhalter, Dr. Van Do-Reynoso. Monique Limon: Assembly member 37th district, California state legislature. Salud Carbajal: Congressman, 24th District Hannah-Beth Jackson: State Senator, 19th State District Fred Shaw: Carpinteria City Council Das Williams: Santa Barbara County..
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Board Meeting Announcement

Posted on July 14th, 2019 · Posted in Uncategorized

HopeNet Board Meetings – You Are Invited to Join Us! Anyone who is passionate or concerned about mental wellness issues, including suicide prevention, is most welcome to attend and give input at our bi-monthly Board meetings.  In addition, we are always looking for community members to join the Board as..
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Suicidal thoughts and other mental health problems drive more youth to emergency rooms

Posted on July 14th, 2019 · Posted in Uncategorized

The number of children and young adults visiting the emergency department for psychiatric concerns rose 28 percent over a four-year period, and visits having to do with suicide more than doubled, according to a study published this week in the journal Pediatrics.   Please read the rest of the article..
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How You Can Help Prevent Suicide, with Dr. Lisa Firestone

Posted on January 29th, 2019 · Posted in Uncategorized

How You Can Help Prevent Suicide With Dr. Lisa Firestone Dr. Firestone, a clinical psychologist and leading expert on suicide prevention, will teach the tools needed to reach those in need. SUNDAY, FEB. 3 1:30PM – 3:30PM CONGREGATION B’NAI B’RITH 1000 San Antonio Creek Rd., Santa Barbara CA, 93111 TIkkun..
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