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How to Prevent Suicide Attempts From Over-the-Counter Medications

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As youth suicide attempts from OTC medications increase, learn about important steps for prevention and how to educate children and teens.

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Signs and Risk Factors of Self-Harm in Youth

The rates of self-harm in children and teens are high. Here’s how you can help prevent self-injuring and what to do if a youth is struggling.

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Medical Directors Transforming Behavioral Healthcare

KVC Hospitals Medical Directors, Dr. Jyotsna Adma and Dr. Anh Vinh, have dedicated their careers to helping children and families achieve wellness—both physical and mental. See how they’re transforming behavioral healthcare in this blog.

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Hope’s Story: Teen with Depression Who Attempted Suicide Gets Life-Saving Help at KVC Hospitals

Therapist Janny tells the story of a teen with depression and suicide attempts gets life-saving children's psychiatric treatment at KVC Hospitals

Janny, a therapist at KVC Hospitals, tells this moving story of how she helped a teen with depression who attempted suicide multiple times. Check out this success story.

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5 Myths About Teen Suicide

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In this blog, we debunk 5 myths about teen suicide to help you understand the facts and what you can do to prevent suicide.

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Debunking Common Misconceptions About Psychiatric Medication

Psychiatric medications, used in conjunction with therapy and lifestyle changes, can help treat mental illness and improve quality of life.

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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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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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