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Fighting the Opioid Crisis

Opioid Crisis

Understand what the opioid crisis is, how the epidemic started, who it affects and how you can help right now.

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The Inspiring True Stories at the Heart of Our Work

inspiring true stories

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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Recognizing the Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect

Recognize the signs of child abuse and neglect

Child abuse is a growing epidemic that can happen anywhere and to anyone. Make sure you know the signs of child abuse and neglect and report it.

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Fact or Fiction – What is True About Child Abuse?

facts about child abuse

Do you know what is true and what is myth when it comes to child abuse? Find out the most common misconceptions along with their realities.

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Oprah Winfrey Reports on Childhood Trauma and How to Treat It

Oprah reports on childhood trauma

Some of the nation’s worst social problems arise from traumatic childhood experiences. In this 60 Minutes report, Oprah highlights a revolutionary approach.

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KVC Health Systems Releases Moving Stories of Families Who Overcame Adversity

kids playing - stories of families who overcame adversity

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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How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime

childhood trauma

The repeated stress of abuse, neglect or other family challenges can impact the developing brains and bodies of children, creating life-long effects.

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Actress Charlize Theron Opens Up About Alcoholic Father, Traumatic Childhood

Charlize Theron Talks about traumatic childhood experiences

Growing up, Theron’s everyday life was affected by her father’s alcoholism. Her mother has inspired her to heal and move on from her traumatic childhood.

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Sierra’s Story of Hope, Healing and Resilience [VIDEO]

Sierra's story of resilience

Growing up, Sierra was abused, neglected and never felt safe in her own home. Her foster parents have been instrumental in helping her heal and experience the love and support she deserves.

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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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