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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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3 Levels of Behavioral and Mental Health Treatment for Children and Teens

Children's Mental Health

Learn about the types of mental health treatment for children and teens that can put your child on the path to mental health wellness.

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5 Things Every Child Needs for Good Mental Health

5 Things Child Needs for Good Mental Health

Mental health is important at every stage of life. The early years are the best time for parents & caregivers to start building a child’s mental health.

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Attachment: How to Have a Great Relationship with Your Child

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Attachment describes the connection you have with your child. In this post, learn about the 4 attachment styles and which one to strive for.

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Celebrities Open Up About The Impact of Fathers on Mental Health

Impact of Fathers on Mental Health

Ryan Reynolds, Prince William and others share the profound impact their fathers had on their mental health and how they are raising their own children.

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20 Inspiring Stories of Overcoming Childhood Adversity & Getting Mental Health Support

KVC Story Contest 2019 Winners - Share your story - Inspiring stories of overcoming childhood adversity

In our annual Story Contest, we received 55 inspiring stories of overcoming childhood adversity, mental health needs, loneliness and hopelessness.

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Media Exposure and Mental Health: Coping During COVID-19

Family watching tv - media and mental health

Helpful tips for you and your family on balancing media consumption and mental health during the coronavirus pandemic. Part of “Coping During COVID-19” series from experts at KVC.

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