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The Inspiring True Stories at the Heart of Our Work

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Read the inspiring true stories of how nonprofit KVC Health Systems has partnered with children and families to help them overcome adversity including child abuse or neglect, mental health challenges, or family struggles.

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What Does a Mental Health Crisis Look Like?

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When someone you care for is going through a mental health crisis, the best thing to do is be prepared. Learn how to recognize it and be prepared.

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KVC Health Systems Releases Moving Stories of Families Who Overcame Adversity

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Read these poignant stories of how nonprofit KVC Health Systems helped children and families who overcame adversity including child abuse or neglect, mental health challenges, or family struggles.

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KVC Health Systems Releases New Thriving Magazine with Inspiring Stories

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In the latest issue of Thriving, KVC Health Systems provides inspiring stories of children and families who overcame adversity, helpful tips and more.

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

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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

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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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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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Kevin Briggs: The Bridge Between Suicide and Life

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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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