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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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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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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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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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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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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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