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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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Study Reveals Emotional Stress Affects Brain, Heart Health

Stress affects health

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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The Resilience of Jaycee Dugard: Overcoming Kidnapping, Years of Abuse

Jaycee Dugard interview with Diane Sawyer

Jaycee Dugard endured 18 years of abuse after being kidnapped in front of her home. Since her rescue in 2009, Dugard is reacclimating to society and moving on from her horrific experience.

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Healing From the Life-Long Effects of Childhood Trauma [VIDEO]

Healing from the life-long effects of childhood trauma

Addressing and treating childhood trauma improves outcomes for individuals, families and communities as a whole.

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Free Childhood Trauma Training Available for Kansas Schools, Districts Through NYU/KVC Center

KVC offering free training on childhood traumatic stress for four Kansas school districts

School districts in Kansas are invited to request free training for staff on childhood traumatic stress in order to become a trauma-informed school.

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The Best Stories of Children and Families Staying Together, Finding Healing and Finding Each Other

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Hear real-life examples of how KVC is touching lives through in-home family support, reunification services, foster care, adoption, behavioral healthcare and psychiatric hospitals.

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Fact or Fiction – What is True About Child Abuse?

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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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