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At 2021 Celebration, KVC Health Systems Will Honor Heroes, Thank Supporters and Share Its Impact

KVC 2021 Annual Celebration

The event, live-streamed on YouTube this year, will include an update from KVC President and CEO Jason Hooper, stories of people whose lives have been changed by KVC services, and awards for heroes and partners.

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What You Need to Know About the Suicide Prevention Hotline Changing to 988

988 Suicide Prevention Lifeline

In 2022, the number 988 will become a national suicide prevention hotline to help those experiencing mental distress receive support.

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What You Can Do To Prevent Suicide

To help protect you and those close to you from suicide, it’s important to learn the warning signs and how you can help prevent it.

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Oprah Winfrey Examines Childhood Trauma and How to Treat It

Oprah reports on childhood trauma

*Photo credit: 60 Minutes In the United States, an epidemic has been sweeping across the nation, being passed down from generation to generation and contributing to some of the worst health and social problems in society. Milwaukee, Wisconsin is one of the poorest cities in the nation. When a local newspaper ran a series about […]

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A Helpful Guide to KVC’s Mental Health and Child Welfare Services in Kansas and Missouri

Guide to KVC's services

Learn about the different child and family services from KVC Hospitals, KVC Kansas and KVC Missouri.

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New KVC Thriving Magazine: Children’s Mental Health as the Pandemic Continues & More

KVC Health Systems Thriving magazine, Spring/Summer 2021 issue - Children's mental health as the pandemic continues and more stories

Check out stories on how kindness is changing lives, the new 988 suicide prevention hotline, our newest team KVC Missouri, and much more.

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4 State-Specific Factors That Affect a Child’s Wellbeing

child wellbeing

The new KIDS COUNT policy report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation describes what factors affect a child’s overall wellbeing.

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10 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Social Workers

social worker

Social workers are caring professionals who help children, adults and families overcome difficult obstacles in order to live a healthy, successful life.

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KVC Health Systems Launches KVC Missouri and Names New President

KVC Missouri Launch

KVC Missouri is a nonprofit organization that includes KVC Niles, based in the heart of Kansas City, MO, and a range of new community-based services for children and families. Learn more about the organization’s vision and leadership.

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What to Expect When a Child Discharges From a Children’s Psychiatric Hospital

children's psychiatric hospital

Read this article to understand how you can continue helping a child after they discharge from a children’s psychiatric hospital.

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