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How to Cope: Creating a Mental Health Toolkit

Mental health coping toolkit

Learn how to cope by creating a mental health toolkit to help manage anxiety and build resilience for yourself or your child.

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How to Prevent Suicide Attempts From Over-the-Counter Medications

Prevent Suicide from OTC drugs

If you or someone in your care is experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 911 immediately. No parent wants to imagine their child is at risk of suicide. Nevertheless, all caregivers […]

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4 Ways Foster Parents Can Support Children in Foster Care Through the Holidays

Support Children in foster care at the holidays

Children in foster care may need extra support around the holidays. In this blog, learn four ways you can encourage kids in your care. 

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New Thriving Magazine: A Father’s Inspiring Story, Introducing Camber Children’s Mental Health & More

KVC Health Systems Thriving Magazine Fall 2022 Winter 2023 - A Father's Story of Transformation and Hope

In KVC’s Thriving magazine, read new child and family success stories, how foster and birth parents can work together, and KVC news and events.

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How Gun Violence Affects Your Child and How to Support Their Mental Health

Gun violence is prevalent in the U.S. and the leading cause of death for children. Find out how you can help your child cope and feel safe.

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How to Support LGBTQIA+ Youth: Gender-Affirming Care and Resources

LGBTQIA youth

Having just ONE accepting and affirming adult can change the life of an LGBTQIA+ youth. Learn ways to show your support today.

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20 Success Stories: Mental Health, Family Reunification, Foster Care and Adoption Support Transform Lives

Inspiring success stories - mental health success stories - foster care and adoption success stories - family reunification success stories

Looking for mental health success stories? Family reunification after foster care success stories? Adoption success stories? These miracles happen daily at KVC!

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What It’s Really Like to Foster Teens (And Why You Should Do It)

Fostering Teens

Across the nation, outcomes for teens aging out of foster care are grim, and the need for loving families to foster teens continues to grow.

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First-Ever Mental Wellness Expo Shines a Light on Mental Health Challenges and Support Available

Mental Wellness Expo 2022 - KVC Health Systems Legacy Brokers Kansas City

A new survey shows that Americans are experiencing more stress than ever before. Join us for the first annual Mental Wellness Expo. A free event in-person or online.

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Foster Care in America: Realities, Challenges and Solutions

Foster Care in America

Over 400,000 children are in foster care in America. This community problem requires a community solution.

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