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4 State-Specific Factors That Affect a Child’s Wellbeing

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The new KIDS COUNT policy report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation describes what factors affect a child’s overall wellbeing.

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What to Expect When a Child Discharges From a Children’s Psychiatric Hospital

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Read this article to understand how you can continue helping a child after they discharge from a children’s psychiatric hospital.

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Why Youth in Foster Care Are Vulnerable to Human Trafficking and How Caregivers Can Protect Them

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The sad reality is that there is a link between the foster care system and human trafficking. Any advocate of children, especially foster parents, need to be aware of the ways children in foster care are more susceptible to being trafficked.

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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

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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