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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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You Can Create the Narrative for Suicide Prevention

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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