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How the Opioid Epidemic is Literally Changing Kids’ Brains

Nadine Burke Harris - opioid epidemic

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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Brain Science-Infused Policies Achieve Healthier Outcomes for Children and Families

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A new policy released by the Alliance’s Change in Mind cohort identifies how healthy brain development of children and youth leads to a thriving and prosperous society.

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Spring 2016 “KVC Matters” Newsletter Now Available

2016 KVC Spring Newsletter online now

Read the latest stories of how KVC is helping children and families across the U.S.

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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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How Brain Science is Changing Government Policy in America

An executive order signed by President Obama encourages the federal government to design its policies and programs around behavioral science insights.

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KVC Unveils Impact, Recognizes Heroes During 2015 Annual Celebration

On October 30, over 200 donors, community partners and employees gathered to celebrate KVC Health Systems’ impact in the lives of children and families over the past year

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