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What to Expect When Admitting Your Child to a Psychiatric Hospital

Children’s psychiatric hospitals help youth who are struggling with behavioral and mental health needs. Here are answers to the questions most commonly asked by parents and caregivers.

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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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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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KVC Track Teams Teach Youth How Physical Health Impacts Mental Health

KVC Hospitals’ track teams teach youth about the importance of physical health and engaging in outdoor activities to boost fun, creativity and connection.

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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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A Thank You to the Team That Helped Me Cope with Abuse

A young girl was abused by her family for years and was able to overcome her trauma and suicidal thoughts thanks to a compassionate team of professionals.

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Teaching Healthy Eating in KVC Hospitals’ Kitchen Lab

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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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Bringing Joy to Children During the Holidays

The youth receiving psychiatric treatment at KVC Hospitals created new memories and enjoyed many holiday fesitivities thanks to our 2018 Holiday Heroes!

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