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KVC Health Systems Releases 3 New Guides on Child Mental Health

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The three eBooks on child mental health are 5 Things Every Child Needs for Good Mental Health, Quick Assessment: Does My Child or Teen Need Professional Help?, and The 3 Types of Mental and Behavioral Health Treatment for Children and Teens.

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4 Ways Parents Can Protect Their Teens From Depression and Anxiety

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The economy, national tragedies, technology and social media are impacting young people’s development, creating a rise in teen depression and anxiety.

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Remembering Carrie Fisher: On-Screen Star and Mental Health Advocate

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Fisher is best known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars film series; however, she is also remembered for the decades she spent advocating for mental health treatment and against stigma.

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Safely Reducing Psychotropic Medication for Youth in Foster Care

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The number of children in KVC Kansas programs on psychotropic medications is less than 9%, only a fraction of the number that many other foster care programs experience.

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The Best Stories of Children and Families Staying Together, Finding Healing and Finding Each Other

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Hear real-life examples of how KVC is touching lives through in-home family support, reunification services, foster care, adoption, behavioral healthcare and psychiatric hospitals.

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Why We Need To Talk About Depression

Hear from one brave teenager who shared about his struggles with depression at a TEDxKids forum, urging people to talk more openly about depression and suicide.

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The 5 Most Common Mental Disorders in Children

The Five Most Common Mental Disorders in Children

By understanding the most common disorders and factors that might be hindering to a child’s development, we can help our children get the attention and treatment they need.

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