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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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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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KVC Health Systems Launches Campaign on Brain Development, Toxic Stress & Resilience

KVC Health Systems launches campaign on brain development, toxic stress and resilience

The public awareness campaign aims at educating caregivers and communities on healthy child brain development, toxic stress and resilience.

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KVC Institute Showcases Virtual Reality to Treat Trauma, Depression and Anxiety

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Virtual reality has been introduced into mental and behavioral healthcare treatment, and KVC is showcasing this technology all around the world.

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Study Reveals Emotional Stress Affects Brain, Heart Health

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A new study shows how stress affects health overall & the brain. Learn more about the study & how KVC is helping to treat children who experience stress.

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How Exposure to Violence Changes a Child’s Brain, and How You Can Help

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A new national campaign is raising awareness about the prevalence and impact of children’s exposure to violence and trauma and providing resources for adults to help kids heal from trauma.

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Protecting and Transforming Childhood

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Research has found childhood adversity to be common and harmful, but it’s preventable. Learn how you can help protect and transform childhood.

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Brain Science-Infused Policies Achieve Healthier Outcomes for Children and Families

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A new policy released by the Alliance’s Change in Mind cohort identifies how healthy brain development of children and youth leads to a thriving and prosperous society.

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KVC Health Systems Releases 2016 Annual Report and Honors Alliance CEO Susan Dreyfus

2016 KVC Annual Celebration on Oct. 19

At Annual Celebration, KVC Health Systems marks a record year of helping children, adults and families.

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Children May Not Remember Trauma, But Their Bodies Do

Resilience film: children may not remember trauma, but their body does

The latest neuroscience tells us that trauma affects a child’s developing brain and impacts his or her behavior, biological development and even later-life health.

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