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How to Talk to Children About Mental Health and Suicide

Some children struggle to share their emotions. That’s why parents need to take the lead. Learn how to talk about mental health and suicide with children.

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Bullying Prevention: How Connection, Empathy and Action Can Make an Impact

October is Bullying Prevention Month

Understand the effects and signs of bulling and how you can prevent it by encouraging connection and empathy.

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Children’s Mercy and KVC Health Systems Form Joint Venture to Build New $53 Million Mental Wellness Campus

Groundbreaking photo of Children's Mercy Olathe and KVC Health Systems Camber Mental Health Mental Wellness Campus for Youth and Adults - Gov. Laura Kelly U.S. Senator Jerry Moran U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids Sunderland Foundations Former House Speaker Ron Ryckman

As our nation faces a mental health crisis, two leading children’s healthcare organizations have come together to build a new $53 million Mental Wellness Campus in Olathe, KS.

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Stories of Life-Changing Connections: Mental Health Support, Family Reunification, Foster Care and Adoption

Read award-winning, inspiring stories of connection from children and families we’ve served, foster and adoptive families, and KVC team members.

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Foster Parenting: Expectations vs. Reality

Foster Care

What are common expectations when starting foster care? And how does reality measure up? Learn what it’s really like to be a foster parent.

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KVC Health Systems Receives Kansas SPARK Grant, Igniting $53M Campaign to Build Mental Wellness Campus

KVC Health Systems, with a key partner and philanthropic supporters, is expanding inpatient pediatric and adult mental health treatment in Kansas City.

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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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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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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 […]

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What to Expect When a Child Discharges From a Children’s Psychiatric Hospital

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Read this article to understand how you can continue helping a child after they discharge from a children’s psychiatric hospital.

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