Board Meeting Announcement

Posted on July 14, 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

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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 29, 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 30, 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 23, 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 20, 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 19, 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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Simplifying mental health

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Simplifying mental health By Dr. Deborah Smilovitz Foster Jan 25, 2018 Facebook Twitter Email Print Save Did you know mental health is the largest public health priority and the largest financial burden of any health issue in the world (World Health Organization & World Economic Forum)? The Centers for Disease..
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Candlelight Vigil 2017 Photos!

Posted on September 13, 2017 · Posted in Uncategorized


Upcoming Webinars- 9/13 and 9/26

Posted on August 23, 2017 · Posted in Uncategorized, Workshop

  Suicide kills more people than all wars and homicides combined… and it is on the rise.What’s contributing to the spread of suicide? And, how can we help SAVE LIVES? In honor of National Suicide Prevention month, this September, we’re offering a free Webinar on preventing suicide with National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Director, Dr. John Draper and a CE Webinar on..
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