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Hope’s Story: Teen with Depression Who Attempted Suicide Gets Life-Saving Help at KVC Hospitals

Therapist Janny tells the story of a teen with depression and suicide attempts gets life-saving children's psychiatric treatment at KVC Hospitals

Janny, a therapist at KVC Hospitals, tells this moving story of how she helped a teen with depression who attempted suicide multiple times. Check out this success story.

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5 Myths About Teen Suicide

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In this blog, we debunk 5 myths about teen suicide to help you understand the facts and what you can do to prevent suicide.

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Helping Kids Manage Back-to-School Stress

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Heading back to school this year may be extra stressful for kids and teens. Learn how to spot signs of stress and how to help them manage it.

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Debunking Common Misconceptions About Psychiatric Medication

Psychiatric medications, used in conjunction with therapy and lifestyle changes, can help treat mental illness and improve quality of life.

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New Research: LGBTQIA+ Youth Mental Health & How You Can Help

Learn how you can support LGBTQIA+ youth who are struggling with their mental health and understand new research from The Trevor Project.

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What’s the Connection Between Child Abuse and Depression?

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Depression and other mental health struggles are often linked to childhood trauma. Learn the warning signs of abuse to help a child in need.

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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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