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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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KVC Partners for Resiliency Rally Community Event

Resilient KC Resiliency Rally

KVC is partnering with Resilient KC for a free Resiliency Rally at Arrowhead Stadium. Please join us and the Kansas City community to learn about resiliency and have fun!

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Demi Lovato Releases Powerful Mental Health Documentary

mental health documentary

In a powerful new documentary, three people share their struggles of living with mental illness and how speaking about it transformed their lives for the better.

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KVC Prairie Ridge Hospital Recognizes Its 2016 Volunteer of The Year

Taylor Penrod, KVC Prairie Ridge 2016 Volunteer of The Year

KVC Prairie Ridge Hospital recognizes Taylor Penrod as its 2016 Volunteer of the Year at the United Way of Wyandotte County’s annual volunteer recognition dinner.

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Resilient KC Aims to Increase Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness with Resilient KC

KVC Hospitals is actively participating in Resilient KC, an initiative of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce aimed at building healthy lives after childhood adversity.

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KVC Prairie Ridge Clients and Staff Celebrate Black History Month

KVC Prairie Ridge Celebrate Black History Month

The Diversity Matters Initiative Committee is on a mission to reflect the clients, families and communities in which we serve, while also cultivating diversity across all levels of our organization. Throughout February, the committee focused groups, events and activities around the celebration of Black History Month.

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Holiday Heroes Needed to Donate Gifts for children at Prairie Ridge Hospital

Holiday Heroes Needed

For children receiving psychiatric treatment at KVC Prairie Ridge Hospital, living away from home during the holidays can be an unsure time. Kids may wonder “will Santa find me?” or “will I have gifts to open?” By donating gifts to a child who is unable to leave the campus or has nowhere else to go […]

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Dance Produces Positive Results for Youth at KVC Prairie Ridge Hospital

Dance Therapy at KVC Prairie Ridge Hospital

Every Friday at 3:00 p.m., music fills the room at KVC Prairie Ridge Hospital as professional instructors teach youth how to express their feelings and discover their strengths through dance.

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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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