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How Grandparents Can Support Grandchildren, Ease Coronavirus Concerns

COVID-19 creates new challenges for family connection that requires creativity. Read our blog for simple tips on how grandparents can support grandchildren and help ease their concerns.

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How to Talk to Your Child About Coronavirus: From Child Mental Health Expert Annmarie Arensberg, LCSW, LSCSW

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Child mental health expert, Annmarie Arensberg, shares her tips on how to talk to your child about COVID-19 so they can feel safe, heard and comforted.

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To Address the Severe Bed Shortage for Children’s Mental Health in Kansas, KVC Hospitals Adds 92 Beds

Kansas youth experience waitlists and barriers to getting critical, life-saving psychiatric care. KVC Hospitals is addressing the bed shortage in Kansas to advance children’s mental health care.

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Therapist Helps Teen Girls with Suicidal Thoughts Find Hope and Thrive

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As a Therapist at KVC Hospitals, Janny provides knowledge and resources that empower the children and teens we serve to be their own advocates and achieve mental health wellness.

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Bullying Led My Daughter to Depression & Psychiatric Hospitalization: How She Achieved Mental Health Wellness [VIDEO]

Bullying Led to Young Girl's Depression

Angela shares how KVC Hospitals saved her adolescent daughter’s life after bullying led her to severe depression and psychiatric hospitalization.

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More Than 500 Wichita-Area Youth Have Benefited from New, Life-Saving Psychiatric Treatment

Responding to overwhelming demand for more children’s psychiatric treatment, KVC Hospitals Wichita opened a 54-bed acute treatment center serving youth ages 6 to 18.

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The Story Behind His Behavior Will Break Your Heart: How Our Team Helped One Young Boy

Read this heartwarming story about two KVC Hospitals team members patiently connecting with a child to teach him how to talk about emotions rather than get angry.

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Inpatient Mental Health & Residential Treatment: What’s the Difference?

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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How to Prevent Bullying & The Importance of Peer Intervention

From 2007 to 2019, the rate of reported cyberbullying nearly doubled. Taking action when a child, peer or student is being bullied is key to stop and prevent bullying behaviors.

Bullying affects 1 in 5 children and contributes to lower self-esteem, depression, anxiety and other problems. Learn more about how every child and adult can help prevent bullying.

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KVC Hospitals Hays Becomes an All-Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF)

KVC Hospitals Hays is transitioning to an all-psychiatric residential treatment facility (PRTF) to provide services to an underserved population of youth.

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