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The Inspiring True Stories at the Heart of Our Work

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Read the inspiring true stories of how nonprofit KVC Health Systems has partnered with children and families to help them overcome adversity including child abuse or neglect, mental health challenges, or family struggles.

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What Does a Mental Health Crisis Look Like?

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When someone you care for is going through a mental health crisis, the best thing to do is be prepared. Learn how to recognize it and be prepared.

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5 Things All Families Need to Thrive

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Challenges can happen in any family. Here are the protective factors families need to remain strong and overcome those challenges.

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KVC Health Systems Releases Moving Stories of Families Who Overcame Adversity

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Read these poignant stories of how nonprofit KVC Health Systems helped children and families who overcame adversity including child abuse or neglect, mental health challenges, or family struggles.

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Does Your Child or Teen Need Counseling? Here Are Two Great Places to Start

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If your child or teen has been expressing behavioral issues, utilizing counselors in your youth’s school or faith-based community is a great place to start.

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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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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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5 Things You Need to Know About Foster Care

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The U.S. foster care system is complex and can be confusing to understand. Here are five things you need to know, plus ideas for getting involved.

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