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4 State-Specific Factors That Affect a Child’s Wellbeing

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The new KIDS COUNT policy report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation describes what factors affect a child’s overall wellbeing.

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How to Support Children’s Mental Health During the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic can be an immense source of stress and fear in children and teens, just like with adults. While you can’t change COVID-19, you can create a positive impact on children’s mental health as they continue to adjust to the “new normal.” Let’s look at how. Watch for Signs of Information Overload and […]

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5 Things Every Child Needs for Good Mental Health

5 Things Child Needs for Good Mental Health

Mental health is important at every stage of life. The early years are the best time for parents & caregivers to start building a child’s mental health.

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Attachment: How to Have a Great Relationship with Your Child

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Attachment describes the connection you have with your child. In this post, learn about the 4 attachment styles and which one to strive for.

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10 Ways to Stay Optimistic During a Pandemic: Coping During COVID-19

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Tips to help you stay optimistic and positive during challenging times. Part of a series “Coping During COVID-19” offering helpful support from KVC experts.

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How You and Your Child Build Resilience: Coping During COVID-19

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Build resilience for you & your child while coping with the coronavirus pandemic. Part of a series “Coping During COVID-19” offering mental health support.

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New KVC Thriving Magazine: Sesame Street Helps Children Understand Tough Topics & More

New KVC Health Systems Thriving Magazine: Sesame Street Helps Children Understand Foster Care and Parental Addiction and More

In the latest issue of Thriving, you’ll read stories about healthy child brain development, strengthening families, creating new families through adoption, and much more!

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KVC Health Systems Releases New Thriving Magazine with Inspiring Stories

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In the latest issue of Thriving, KVC Health Systems provides inspiring stories of children and families who overcame adversity, helpful tips and more.

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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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How the Opioid Epidemic is Literally Changing Kids’ Brains

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Dr. Nadine Burke Harris was recently interviewed by Mother Jones, a nonprofit news organization, to discuss the developmental and physiological effects that the opioid epidemic is having on children.

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