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Hennepin County, Minnesota Partners with KVC Health Systems to Transform Its Child Welfare Approach

Minneapolis Skyline - Hennepin County KVC Child Welfare Partnership

With help from KVC Health Systems, Minnesota’s most populous county is flipping its child protection system from reactive to proactive — to improve outcomes for children and families, address the system’s disparities and transform the workplace culture.

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Recognizing the Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect

Recognize the signs of child abuse and neglect

Child abuse is a growing epidemic that can happen anywhere and to anyone. Make sure you know the signs of child abuse and neglect and report it.

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Suicide: Preventing the Second Leading Cause of Death for Young People

suicide awareness and prevention

Suicide is a major public health concern, and the month of September is dedicated to raising awareness and sharing important information in order to prevent premature death by suicide.

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National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

suicide awareness and prevention

September is known as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month which helps promote resources and awareness around the issues of suicide prevention, how you can help others and how to talk about suicide without increasing the risk of harm.

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5 Reasons Children Bully and How Parents Can Help

A bully’s motive can stem from one specific factor or several elements. Learn what leads a kid to bully and what you can do to prevent bullying.

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Car Safety Tips to Keep Children Safe This Winter

Car safety tips for kids in the winter

Dangers exist during the cold winter months where children are at risk for hypothermia, or body heat loss.

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Kevin Briggs: The Bridge Between Suicide and Life

Kevin Briggs, suicide prevention

Retired California highway patrol Sergeant Kevin Briggs has prevented hundreds of suicide attempts on the Golden Gate Bridge by simply listening.

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