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How Gun Violence Is Affecting Your Child and What You Can Do to Help Them 

Gun violence is prevalent in the U.S. and the leading cause of death for children. Find out how you can help your child cope and feel safe.

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Signs and Risk Factors of Self-Harm in Youth

The rates of self-harm in children and teens are high. Here’s how you can help prevent self-injuring and what to do if a youth is struggling.

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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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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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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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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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How to Prevent Bullying & The Importance of Peer Intervention

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Bullying affects 1 in 5 children and contributes to lower self-esteem, depression, anxiety and other problems. Learn more about how every child and adult can help prevent bullying.

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The Brain Isn’t Just Born, It’s Built

Essential Parts of the Brain

How does the brain develop? Read our blog to understand the impacts of toxic stress, positive and negative interactions, and emotion regulation.

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