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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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You Can Create the Narrative to Prevent Suicide

Astra Garner, Vice President of Clinical Advancement for KVC Hospitals, discusses how to prevent suicide, look for the warning signs, and find helpful resources.

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Understanding How Children Experience Psychiatric Crisis

James Roberson of KVC Hospitals provides education on what a psychiatric crisis is and how to help a child or teen in crisis.

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Mabee Foundation Issues $1 Million Challenge Grant for KVC Children’s Hospital

The Mabee Foundation of Oklahoma has issued a $1 million challenge grant to build a new KVC children’s psychiatric hospital in Wichita, Kansas.

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How to Help Your Teen Cope with Anxiety

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In this post, Dr. Vishal Adma and Dr. Jyotsna Adma discuss what parents can do to help their children cope with anxiety and other pressures.

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Signs and Risk Factors of Self-Harm in Youth

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The rates of self-harm in children and teens are high. Here’s how you can help prevent and stop youth from self-injuring.

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Young Girl Gains Resources, Support to Help Manage Her Physical and Mental Health

Physical and Mental Health

No one had ever shown Mallory how to live with her disease. She was struggling, but one dedicated KVC employee showed her how to be healthy.

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7 Common Myths About Teen Suicide

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Teen suicides are often misunderstood with many false understandings surrounding prevention and the root of the issue. We are setting the record straight on some of these common myths.

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Messages of Hope, Love and Acceptance Emerge at 2017 MTV Video Music Awards

Suicide Prevention Awareness

During the MTV Video Music Awards this year, one rapper used his performance it as a platform to talk about suicide prevention awareness. Learn more here.

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Know the Risk Factors, Warning Signs of Suicide in Teens

Warning signs of suicide in teens

As the national rate of suicide in teens increases, it is important to know the warning signs, risk factors and how to create a safety plan for healing.

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