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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Social Workers & The Stories That Shape Their Careers

March is National Social Work Month and KVC is recognizing the powerful, positive impact our clinical team members and social workers have on their clients and communities! Check out this blog to learn 7 things you didn’t know about social workers and read some inspiring stories from three of our very own team members!

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What to Expect When a Child Discharges From a Children’s Psychiatric Hospital

Read this article to understand how you can continue helping a child after they discharge from a children’s psychiatric hospital.

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Connection First: How A KVC Therapist Created a Safe Space for Healing from Abuse

Catrina, a therapist at KVC’s children’s psychiatric hospital in Kansas City, shares how she helped a young boy heal from trauma. We all need connection.

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Uncovering the Most Common Mood Disorders in Children

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Learn about the most common mood disorders in children, signs and symptoms, and what to do if you’re worried about your child’s behavior.

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What You Need to Know About the Suicide Prevention Hotline Changing to 988

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The number 988 will become a national suicide prevention hotline to help those experiencing mental distress receive efficient, expert support. Read this blog for everything you need to know.

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Concerned About Your Child’s Behavior? Here’s a Free Mental Health Assessment

Are you concerned about your child? Use this free mental health assessment to determine if your child could benefit from professional help.

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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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Children’s Mental Health Week: How A Teen Girl Overcame Suicidal Thoughts & Found Hope

Read this moving story about a teen girl who found hope for her future with psychiatric treatment and was able to overcome suicidal thoughts.

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Children’s Mental Health Warning Signs to Watch During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Children often struggle to express their emotions. Read this blog to learn how COVID-19 is affecting children’s mental health and warning signs to look for.

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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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