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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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KVC Health Systems Releases 2016 Annual Report and Honors Alliance CEO Susan Dreyfus

2016 KVC Annual Celebration on Oct. 19

At Annual Celebration, KVC Health Systems marks a record year of helping children, adults and families.

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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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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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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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