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Oprah Winfrey Reports on Childhood Trauma and How to Treat It

Oprah reports on childhood trauma

Some of the nation’s worst social problems arise from traumatic childhood experiences. In this 60 Minutes report, Oprah highlights a revolutionary approach.

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How To Strengthen and Support a Child’s Mental Health

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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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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

Stress affects health

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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Children May Not Remember Trauma, But Their Bodies Do

Resilience film: children may not remember trauma, but their body does

The latest neuroscience tells us that trauma affects a child’s developing brain and impacts his or her behavior, biological development and even later-life health.

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Science Happy Hour: The Brain Can Change

The brain can change... and that changes everything

Learn how brains can be strengthened so that individuals can better manage stress and solve life’s many challenges in order to lead a happy, healthy life.

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5 Things Every Child Needs for Good Mental Health

5 things every child needs for good mental health

Good mental health gives children the ability to interact in social environments, follow directions, solve problems and manage their emotions.

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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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The Brain Can Change… And That Changes Everything

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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.

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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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