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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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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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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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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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Finding Purpose through a Teen Girl’s Happiness

Andrea, a teen girl with behavioral issues, received care and mentorship while at KVC Wheatland Hospital’s psychiatric residential treatment facility.

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