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2020 KVC Gala Goes Virtual and Raises Over $410k for Children and Families in Crisis

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KVC Health Systems celebrated 50 years of heart-centered service to children and families with a lively virtual Gala fundraiser.

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20 Inspiring Stories of Overcoming Childhood Adversity & Getting Mental Health Support

KVC Story Contest 2019 Winners - Share your story - Inspiring stories of overcoming childhood adversity

In our annual Story Contest, we received 55 inspiring stories of overcoming childhood adversity, mental health needs, loneliness and hopelessness.

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Coping During COVID-19: Support and Solutions to Help You Cope In The Coronavirus Crisis

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“Coping During COVID-19” is a biweekly blog and video series supporting your mental health during the coronavirus crisis. Find practical tips and helpful links.

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Sesame Street Introduces Karli, a Young Muppet in Foster Care, During National Foster Care Month

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Our friends at Sesame Street in Communities have launched a new foster care initiative with free resources for children, parents and providers.

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9 Things in “Instant Family” That Are Totally Accurate

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Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne star in the heartwarming movie “Instant Family.” See 9 aspects of the movie that accurately depict foster care and adoption.

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Fighting the Opioid Crisis

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Understand what the opioid crisis is, how the epidemic started, who it affects and how you can help right now.

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How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime

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The repeated stress of abuse, neglect or other family challenges can impact the developing brains and bodies of children, creating life-long effects.

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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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To Evolve, We Must Involve: A Conversation with Jason Hooper of KVC Health Systems

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In this interview, President/CEO Jason Hooper of KVC Health Systems gives insight into leading the behavioral health and child welfare organization.

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First Ever Study of Trauma-Informed Foster Care Shows Stunning Results

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A five-year child trauma study conducted with KVC Kansas shows how to help children in foster care.

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