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