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Helping Someone Struggling with Suicidal Thoughts

Since 1999 the Kansas suicide rate has gone up 45%--one of the largest increases in the nation.*  In 2018 Wichita saw 99 deaths from suicide, a 20% increase since 2015. We have a real and growing problem. However, the risk of suicide can be reduced if we take the time to educate the ourselves and [...]

By |2019-10-09T13:19:11+00:00October 9th, 2019|Blog, Mental Health Awareness|0 Comments

Get to Know David O. Brown

David Brown is a former chief of the Dallas Police Department, who is nationally renowned for his community policing efforts. Born and raised by a single mother, Chief Brown grew up in the city's South Oak Cliff neighborhood. During his tenure, he reduced crime more than any other chief in the department's history. Officer-involved [...]

By |2019-08-14T15:19:03+00:00August 14th, 2019|Blog, HopeNet News|0 Comments

How will Christ disturb you this Christmas season?

By Dr. Tim Shaver, HopeNet Board of Directors It has been my tradition for the past several years to send out a Christmas message based on reflections on what God has been teaching me recently.  This is frequently inspired by my involvement in teaching my 5th grade Sunday School class, where I think I learn [...]

By |2018-12-17T11:07:34+00:00December 17th, 2018|HopeNet News|0 Comments

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