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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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Study Reveals Child Hospital Admissions for Suicidal Thoughts, Actions Have Doubled

teen suicide rates

A recent study shows that teen suicide rates have doubled over the last decade. Read the blog to learn more about the study results, causes & how you can help.

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Q&A With Therapists About “13 Reasons Why” and How Parents Can Address Teen Suicide

13 reasons why prompts teen suicide discussion

“13 Reasons Why” has sparked a needed discussion about teen suicide. Hear what our therapists have to say about the series and talking to your children about it.

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Psychiatric Care: Defining Acute and Residential Treatment

What is psychiatric care?

Children and teens can sometimes exhibit behaviors that might need professional help, and it might become confusing. Here’s some helpful information about psychiatric care.

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KVC Partners for Resiliency Rally Community Event

Resilient KC Resiliency Rally

KVC is partnering with Resilient KC for a free Resiliency Rally at Arrowhead Stadium. Please join us and the Kansas City community to learn about resiliency and have fun!

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New Parenting Resource Helps Develop Soft Skills in Youth

soft skills in youth

Employers today are seeking candidates with both technical skills and soft skills. This lesson plan can help adults develop soft skills in their children.

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