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New KVC Thriving Magazine: Bullying Led My Daughter to a Mental Health Crisis & More Stories

The newest issue of KVC Health Systems’ print magazine, Thrivingis available now online! Read below for some of the great content you’ll find inside.

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COVER STORY – Bullying Led My Daughter to Depression & Psychiatric Hospitalization: How KVC Saved Her Life and Helped Her Achieve Mental Health Wellness

Angela shares how KVC Hospitals’ children’s psychiatric treatment saved her young daughter’s life, and how the positive experience led her to a new career in mental health.

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Instant Access: KVC Offers a Walk-In Mental Health Clinic and Online Therapy

With a growing waiting list for behavioral health and substance use treatment services, KVC Kentucky opened a walk-in clinic to provide same-day access to people in need. The organization is also offering high-quality mental health services online using telehealth.

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Nebraska Researchers Partner with KVC on $4M Grant

Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are using a nearly $4 million federal grant to develop an intervention aimed at improving educational success for middle and high school students leaving foster care for permanent home placements.

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Tempur Sealy and Sleep Outfitters Give Hundreds of Beds and Thousands of Dollars to Help Children Through KVC Kentucky

For families who are in crisis and receiving child welfare services, a bed can often make a profoundly positive, life-changing difference.

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How We’re Making KVC an Exceptional Place to Work

To provide greater support to our KVC team members and increase employee retention, KVC has partnered with Gallup on a multiyear employee engagement strategy.

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Want Joy and Purpose in Life? You Can’t Imagine the Reward of Adopting a Teen

Over 123,000 children and teens in foster care are waiting to be adopted. A set of powerful new videos from AdoptUSKids show the rewards of adopting a teen.

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Social Worker Plants a Seed of Hope in Struggling Single Mother

One of our team members thought she had failed a mother she was serving. A year later, she learned that the seed of hope she planted was growing and helping her thrive.

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After Years of Waiting, Young Boy Matched with the Perfect Forever Family

Ro entered foster care when he was 4 years old and experienced many difficult transitions. When KVC matched him with Erin and Travis Williams, he got the loving adoptive family he needed and deserved.

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You can also visit our news archive to view past issues of our print magazine.

KVC Health Systems, a nonprofit behavioral health and child welfare organization headquartered in the Kansas City area, is a national leader in providing innovative, effective and compassionate care. The KVC team is working to create a world in which every person is safe and connected to a strong family and a healthy community. Each year, KVC enriches and enhances the lives of over 71,000 children, adults and families through in-home family support, behavioral healthcare, foster care, adoption, substance use treatment, and children’s psychiatric hospitals. The organization has 35 locations in Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska and West Virginia, and provides training and consultation around the world. Learn more.

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