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Finding Her Voice: Teen Girl Thrives in Treatment

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A young girl found her voice through the support and love that KVC’s caring psychiatric treatment team offered.

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Q&A with Adam, Activities Coordinator

Activities Coordinator Adam Learning Lab

Youth receiving psychiatric treatment at KVC Hospitals have the chance to learn about their brain and develop skills to be healthy. Meet Adam who helps to teach these skills in the Learning Lab.

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Nurse Builds Trust With Young Boy to Help Him Heal

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After experiencing abuse, Jonathan needed medical care. What he found went beyond just excellent medical attention, he was able to trust again and stop blaming himself.

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Teen Displaced by War Receives Treatment for PTSD

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Ivan had seen some traumatic things during wartime in Ukraine. When he immigrated to the US, he needed some help processing what he had seen and KVC was there to help.

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Journaling Provides Healing for Girl Who Experienced Abuse

Experienced Abuse

At 9 years old, Megan had already been through so much. When she came to KVC Hospitals, she was looking for love and forgiveness. She found so much more.

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Design for a Difference KC Inspires a Healing Makeover for KVC Cottage

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The cottages that house youth receiving psychiatric residential treatment at KVC Prairie Ridge Hospital are getting a makeover. See how updating a living space can provide more than just fresh paint, it can offer a fresh start for children in crisis.

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What to Expect When Admitting Your Child to a Psychiatric Hospital

admission to a psychiatric hospital

Youth psychiatric treatment can help those struggling with mental and behavioral issues. Here are the answers to the admission process and common questions.

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Holiday Heroes Bring Joy to Youth Receiving Psychiatric Treatment

2017 Holiday Heroes at KVC Hospitals

Generous individuals and organizations became 2017 Holiday Heroes by donating gifts for children, teens, and adults receiving psychiatric treatment at KVC Hospitals.

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Driven to Serve: An Interview with the President of KVC Hospitals

Ryan Speier of KVC Hospitals

We sat down for a conversation with President Ryan Speier of KVC Hospitals. He shared how his organization helps people and where it’s headed next.

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The Lydia Tree: How Unconditional Love Helped One Girl Heal from a Traumatic Childhood

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Lydia rarely smiled and had given up all hope. Alicia Armstrong and the dedicated team at KVC Hospitals helped her to find joy again, and she continued to grow.

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