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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

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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

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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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KVC Institute Showcases Virtual Reality to Treat Trauma, Depression and Anxiety

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Virtual reality has been introduced into mental and behavioral healthcare treatment, and KVC is showcasing this technology all around the world.

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Study Reveals Emotional Stress Affects Brain, Heart Health

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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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Woman Who Aged Out of Foster Care Defied the Odds, Found Success

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Despite the dim statistics, Danya found success after aging out of foster care and is now helping hundreds of youth create a future as bright as hers.

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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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