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Q&A with Kourtney, Behavioral Health Counselor

KVC Hospitals Kourtney Young Behavioral Health Counselor

Meet Behavioral Health Counselor Kourtney who shares how her own experiences drive her to help children and teens in need.

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7 Common Myths About Teen Suicide

myths about teen suicide

Teen suicides are often misunderstood with many false understandings surrounding prevention and the root of the issue. We are setting the record straight on some of these common myths.

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KVC Prairie Ridge Hospital Employees Cultivate Social Innovation Tools

Social Innovation Tools

When children learn about how the brain works, it can help them understand their own brain. KVC Hospitals’ staff work to create tools to better communicate how the brain works with kids in our care. Learn more here.

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Know the Risk Factors, Warning Signs of Suicide in Teens

Warning signs of suicide in teens

As the national rate of suicide in teens increases, it is important to know the warning signs, risk factors and how to create a safety plan for healing.

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Three Kansas City Area Organizations Bring Healing Power of Dance to Youth in Psychiatric Treatment

Healing Power of Dance

Children and teens receiving psychiatric treatment at KVC Prairie Ridge Hospital can now experience the healing power of dance, thanks to a partnership between KVC Hospitals, the Kansas School of Classical Ballet and Netsmart.

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Wheatland Social Workers Share Their Experiences

To celebrate Social Work Month in March, we sat down with staff at KVC Wheatland Hospital to find out what their typical work day looks like, some common misconceptions about social workers and what they enjoy most about working at KVC.

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Prairie Ridge Social Workers Share Their Experiences

To celebrate Social Work Month in March, we sat down with a two licensed social workers and social work student from KVC Prairie Ridge Hospital to find out what their typical work day looks like, some common misconceptions about social workers and what they enjoy most about working at KVC.

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