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What You Can Do To Prevent Suicide

To help protect you and those close to you from suicide, it’s important to learn the warning signs and how you can help prevent it.

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Oprah Winfrey Examines Childhood Trauma and How to Treat It

Oprah reports on childhood trauma

*Photo credit: 60 Minutes In the United States, an epidemic has been sweeping across the nation, being passed down from generation to generation and contributing to some of the worst health and social problems in society. Milwaukee, Wisconsin is one of the poorest cities in the nation. When a local newspaper ran a series about […]

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4 State-Specific Factors That Affect a Child’s Wellbeing

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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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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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Positive Parenting Skills and PMTO Lead to Success

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As the only organization authorized to provide PMTO training in the state of Kansas, KVC uses evidence-based training to help parents enhance their positive parenting skills.

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

KVC Institute trauma-informed study

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

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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

Changing Minds Now Campaign for witnessing violence

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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