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A Nationwide Crisis: The Shortage in Children’s Psychiatric Treatment

Youth in need of emergency psychiatric care are having to wait days or even weeks for treatment. Find out how KVC is helping to bridge this gap in care.

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How Music Therapy Helps Children & Teens Cope with Mental Health Challenges

Youth often struggle to engage in traditional talk therapy. Music therapy offers a different way for them to express themselves and work through emotions.

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Random Acts of Kindness Matter for Your Health

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Read this blog to learn how random acts of kindess not only leave you feeling happier but also impact your physical and mental health in many ways.

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Finding Purpose through a Teen Girl’s Happiness

Andrea, a teen girl with behavioral issues, received care and mentorship while at KVC Wheatland Hospital’s psychiatric residential treatment facility.

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Teaching Healthy Eating in KVC Hospitals’ Kitchen Lab

Megan Brinker, Dietitian at KVC Hospitals, hosts a Kitchen Lab where she teaches the youth we serve healthy eating and cooking safety.

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Janelle Monáe: Why Everyone Needs Therapy

Janelle Monáe talks about the importance of therapy and how it has impacted her life, from growth in confidence and self-acceptance to inspiring her music.

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Connecting with Children as a Mental Health Nurse

As a mental health nurse at KVC Wheatland Hospital, Farrah Hendrix engages and connects with youth to help them heal from childhood trauma.

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Healing From Abuse Begins with Relearning How to Trust

Read this inspiring story of how a KVC Prairie Ridge Hospital Therapist helped a young girl heal from trauma and years of abuse.

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Helping a Teen Boy Heal from Childhood Trauma with Virtual Reality

Find out how KVC Prairie Ridge Hospital staff helped a 16-year-old boy heal from childhood trauma and adversity using virtual reality.

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Your Kids Won’t Listen? Here’s Why and How to Change it

If your kids won’t listen to you, you aren’t alone. This is a common frustration felt among parents everywhere. But luckily, there is a solution.

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