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20 Inspiring Stories of Overcoming Childhood Adversity & Getting Mental Health Support

KVC Story Contest 2019 Winners - Share your story - Inspiring stories of overcoming childhood adversity

In our annual Story Contest, we received 55 inspiring stories of overcoming childhood adversity, mental health needs, loneliness and hopelessness.

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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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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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Addiction Is Not A Moral Failure… It’s a Brain Disorder

Dr. Nora Volkow, neuroscientist and Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse

Addiction has been widely viewed as the result of poor self-control and personal behavioral choices. In this TEDMED talk, Dr. Volkow discusses how images of the human brain provide insight into the role of the chemical dopamine.

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