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2017 KVC Gala at the Station Raises Over $300K for Children and Families

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Funds raised will help children and families KVC serves with in-home family support, behavioral health, foster care, adoption and children’s psychiatric hospitals.

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KVC Health Systems Releases 3 New Guides on Child Mental Health

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The three eBooks on child mental health are 5 Things Every Child Needs for Good Mental Health, Quick Assessment: Does My Child or Teen Need Professional Help?, and The 3 Types of Mental and Behavioral Health Treatment for Children and Teens.

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How to Address Challenging Behaviors in Children

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Is your child’s behavior typical? Do you praise your child far more frequently than you discipline him or her? Learn how to address challenging behaviors.

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How To Strengthen and Support a Child’s Mental Health

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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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Suicide: Preventing the Second Leading Cause of Death for Young People

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Suicide is a major public health concern, and the month of September is dedicated to raising awareness and sharing important information in order to prevent premature death by suicide.

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To Evolve, We Must Involve: A Conversation with Jason Hooper of KVC Health Systems

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In this interview, President/CEO Jason Hooper of KVC Health Systems gives insight into leading the behavioral health and child welfare organization.

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How the Opioid Epidemic is Literally Changing Kids’ Brains

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Dr. Nadine Burke Harris was recently interviewed by Mother Jones, a nonprofit news organization, to discuss the developmental and physiological effects that the opioid epidemic is having on children.

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What Does KVC Stand For?

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Answering this question gives us a chance to tell you both about our history and our future… where we’ve been, and where we’re going.

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First Ever Study of Trauma-Informed Foster Care Shows Stunning Results

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A five-year child trauma study conducted with KVC Kansas shows how to help children in foster care.

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Prince Harry Healing from Trauma of Losing Mother, Working to End Mental Health Stigma

Prince Harry healing from trauma

Twenty years after his mother’s death, Prince Harry is opening up about how the loss has affected his life and his work to end mental health stigma.

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