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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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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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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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How to Support LGBTQIA+ Youth: Gender-Affirming Care and Resources

LGBTQIA youth

Having just ONE accepting and affirming adult can change the life of an LGBTQIA+ youth. Learn ways to show your support today.

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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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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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7 Questions to Ask Before Your First Foster Care Placement

Foster parent reading to first foster care placement

Becoming a foster parent is a big decision, and your first foster care placement sparks a lot of questions. Here are some answers!

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