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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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.
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.
Virtual reality has been introduced into mental and behavioral healthcare treatment, and KVC is showcasing this technology all around the world.
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.
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.
Research has found childhood adversity to be common and harmful, but it’s preventable. Learn how you can help protect and transform childhood.
Non-profit organizations, child welfare leaders, philanthropists, engineers and leaders from the technology sector attended a two-day event to discuss ways to improve the foster care system through technology-focused solutions.
KVC is expanding its neuroscience initiative. That includes developing new hands-on brain development tools for professionals and families and sharing information to influence policymaking.
Highly segregated, low-income neighborhoods such as Ferguson, MO, are experiencing a toxic stress epidemic. As parents become overwhelmed, children miss out on positive interactions needed for healthy brain development.