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How to Prevent Suicide Attempts From Over-the-Counter Medications

Prevent Suicide from OTC drugs

If you or someone in your care is experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 911 immediately. No parent wants to imagine their child is at risk of suicide. Nevertheless, all caregivers […]

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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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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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Foster Care in America: Realities, Challenges and Solutions

Foster Care in America

Over 400,000 children are in foster care in America. This community problem requires a community solution.

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

child wellbeing

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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10 Ways to Stay Optimistic During a Pandemic: Coping During COVID-19

Family bonding - how to stay optimistic

Tips to help you stay optimistic and positive during challenging times. Part of a series “Coping During COVID-19” offering helpful support from KVC experts.

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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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