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Providing Better Care Through Self-Care

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Working in the mental and behavioral healthcare field is rewarding, it can also be stressful. Here’s how KVC is committed to providing better care for our clients by promoting self-care with our employees.

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Does Your Child or Teen Need Counseling? Here Are Two Great Places to Start

child teen counseling

If your child or teen has been expressing behavioral issues, utilizing counselors in your youth’s school or faith-based community is a great place to start.

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How to Address Challenging Behaviors in Children

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Challenging behaviors in children and teens happen in all families. Learn what is typical and what might need additional support to overcome here.

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How To Strengthen and Support a Child’s Mental Health

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Mental health is important at every stage of life. The early years are the best time for parents & caregivers to start building a child’s mental health.

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7 Common Myths About Teen Suicide

myths about teen suicide

Teen suicides are often misunderstood with many false understandings surrounding prevention and the root of the issue. We are setting the record straight on some of these common myths.

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Messages of Hope, Love and Acceptance Emerge at 2017 MTV Video Music Awards

Suicide Prevention Awareness

During the MTV Video Music Awards this year, one rapper used his performance it as a platform to talk about suicide prevention awareness. Learn more here.

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KVC Prairie Ridge Hospital Employees Cultivate Social Innovation Tools

Social Innovation Tools

When children learn about how the brain works, it can help them understand their own brain. KVC Hospitals’ staff work to create tools to better communicate how the brain works with kids in our care. Learn more here.

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Q&A with Miquel, Behavioral Health Technician

Behavioral Health Technician

When youth enter our residential treatment program, they are in the care of a dedicated treatment team. The Behavioral Health Technicians (BHT) help kids through their treatment plans and to overcome challenges. Meet Miquel, one BHT at KVC Prairie Ridge Hospital who talks about the rewards of helping children.

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Know the Risk Factors, Warning Signs of Suicide in Teens

Warning signs of suicide in teens

As the national rate of suicide in teens increases, it is important to know the warning signs, risk factors and how to create a safety plan for healing.

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A Look at Health Care Innovation & Technology

health care innovation with James Roberson KVC Hospitals

KVC Hospital’s Vice President of Program Services James Roberson sat in on the Kansas City Business Journal’s Health Care Table of Experts to talk about the role innovation & technology has on health care.

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