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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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How to Support Children’s Mental Health During the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

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COVID-19 is a source of stress and fear in youth. Learn how you can create a positive impact on children’s mental health and help them cope.

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Uncovering the Most Common Mood Disorders in Children

Mood disorders in children

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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What You Need to Know About the Suicide Prevention Hotline Changing to 988

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The number 988 will become a national suicide prevention hotline to help those experiencing mental distress receive efficient, expert support. Read this blog for everything you need to know.

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Concerned About Your Child’s Behavior? Here’s a Free Mental Health Assessment

Are you concerned about your child? Use this free mental health assessment to determine if your child could benefit from professional help.

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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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Children’s Psychiatric Treatment Leader KVC Hospitals Welcomes New President

Bobby Eklofe KVC Hospitals President

Robert (Bobby) Eklofe, MHSA, has been named as KVC Hospitals President effective immediately. Eklofe has been with KVC for 30 years.

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Children’s Mental Health Week: How A Teen Girl Overcame Suicidal Thoughts & Found Hope

Read this moving story about a teen girl who found hope for her future with psychiatric treatment and was able to overcome suicidal thoughts.

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How to Create an Emotion Regulation Plan with Your Child

Emotion Regulation Plans help youth identify and regulate intense emotions for healthy interpersonal relationships, positive experiences at school, and a more peaceful life.

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