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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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HopeNet of Carpinteria becomes the City of Carpinteria Summer Partner 2018

Posted on September 30th, 2018 · Posted in Uncategorized

HopeNet of Carpinteria becomes the City of Carpinteria Summer Partner. Recognition at City Council Meeting on August 27, 2018.  

Interviews – Alani Gonzalez, CHS Senior, also Dr. Amrita M. Salm, President of HopeNet

Posted on September 23rd, 2018 · Posted in Uncategorized

The first interview is of Alani Gonzalez, a senior @ Carp High School speaking about mental health, anxiety and the need to talk about and speak out about suicide and mental well-being.  The second interview is of Dr. Amrita M. Salm, President of HopeNet of Carpinteria speaking about suicide, suicide..
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HopeNet of Carpinteria Selected as City’s Summer Community Partner

Posted on August 20th, 2018 · Posted in Uncategorized

Click to Download PDF – City Hall News_Hopenet HopeNet of Carpinteria Selected as City’s Summer Community Partner HopeNet of Carpinteria is a grass roots, suicide prevention group of concerned citizens that began in 2012 after the death of a local political figure. HopeNet provides suicide prevention education and resources to..
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Dealing with grief

Posted on March 19th, 2018 · Posted in Uncategorized

Dealing with grief By Dr. Deborah Smilovitz Foster Feb 21, 2018 Facebook Twitter Email Over the course of a lifetime, people experience many instances of grief. How do we handle feelings of grief and pain from the loss of a loved one, or surviving a catastrophe? Especially, when the pain..
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