Astra Garner, Vice President of Clinical Advancement for KVC Hospitals, discusses how to prevent suicide, look for the warning signs, and find helpful resources.
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The rates of self-harm in children and teens are high. Here’s how you can help prevent and stop youth from self-injuring.
A young girl found her voice through the support and love that KVC’s caring psychiatric treatment team offered.
Lydia rarely smiled and had given up all hope. Alicia Armstrong and the dedicated team at KVC Hospitals helped her to find joy again, and she continued to grow.
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.
During the MTV Video Music Awards this year, one rapper used his performance it as a platform to talk about suicide prevention awareness. Learn more here.
During the 2016 AMAs, pop star Selena Gomez used her acceptance speech to spark awareness for mental health.
While at KVC Prairie Ridge Hospital, thirteen-year-old Greg learned how to heal from the painful emotions he felt and cope from them without having to engage in self-harming behavior.
On June 24-25, KVC Hospitals participated in the second National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention Zero Suicide Academy.