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How to Cope: Creating a Mental Health Toolkit

Mental health coping toolkit

Learn how to cope by creating a mental health toolkit to help manage anxiety and build resilience for yourself or your child.

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4 Ways Foster Parents Can Support Children in Foster Care Through the Holidays

Support Children in foster care at the holidays

Children in foster care may need extra support around the holidays. In this blog, learn four ways you can encourage kids in your care. 

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KVC Health Systems Celebrates National Adoption Month and Spotlights Need for Adoptive Families

National Adoption Day 2022

November is National Adoption Month, and KVC’s local teams have facilitated 5,783 children’s adoptions. Yet over 117,000 children nationally are still waiting for adoptive families.

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How Gun Violence Affects Your Child and How to Support Their Mental Health

Gun violence is prevalent in the U.S. and the leading cause of death for children. Find out how you can help your child cope and feel safe.

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What It’s Really Like to Foster Teens (And Why You Should Do It)

Fostering Teens

Across the nation, outcomes for teens aging out of foster care are grim, and the need for loving families to foster teens continues to grow.

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What Does Adoption Cost?

Interested in growing your family through adoption? You may have heard that it can be very expensive. However, one option is basically free!

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Oprah Winfrey Examines Childhood Trauma and How to Treat It

Oprah reports on childhood trauma

*Photo credit: 60 Minutes In the United States, an epidemic has been sweeping across the nation, being passed down from generation to generation and contributing to some of the worst […]

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

children's psychiatric hospital

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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3 Levels of Behavioral and Mental Health Treatment for Children and Teens

Children's Mental Health

Learn about the types of mental health treatment for children and teens that can put your child on the path to mental health wellness.

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How to Set Limits and Consequences for Your Child

Parenting skill: Limit Setting

Limit setting is a skill used to discourage and prevent problem behaviors. When the child behaves inappropriately, then they earn a negative consequence.

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