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Fighting the Opioid Crisis

Opioid Crisis

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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Study Reveals Emotional Stress Affects Brain, Heart Health

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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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How Exposure to Violence Changes a Child’s Brain, and How You Can Help

Changing Minds Now Campaign for witnessing violence

A new national campaign is raising awareness about the prevalence and impact of children’s exposure to violence and trauma and providing resources for adults to help kids heal from trauma.

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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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Healing From the Life-Long Effects of Childhood Trauma [VIDEO]

Healing from the life-long effects of childhood trauma

Addressing and treating childhood trauma improves outcomes for individuals, families and communities as a whole.

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Free Childhood Trauma Training Available for Kansas Schools, Districts Through NYU/KVC Center

KVC offering free training on childhood traumatic stress for four Kansas school districts

School districts in Kansas are invited to request free training for staff on childhood traumatic stress in order to become a trauma-informed school.

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