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KVC West Virginia Positively Impacts Over 1,000 Children, Families and Adults in 2022

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See how KVC West Virginia positively impacted families and built family strength and resilience through preservation, reunification, mental health services and more in 2022.

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How Daily Gratitude Practices Impact Mental Health

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Gratitude is a helpful tool in transforming negative thoughts into positive ones. Learn how daily gratitude practices can benefit your mental health and download our free gratitude worksheet.

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Working at KVC West Virginia: Discover a Social Work Career Where You Belong

KVC West Virginia’s social work careers cultivate belonging for West Virginia youth, individuals, families as well as our team members. Find your dream team and career with KVC.

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What You Can Do to Prevent Suicide

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To help protect you and those close to you from suicide, it’s important to learn the warning signs and how you can help prevent it.

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What’s the Connection Between Child Abuse and Depression?

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Child abuse threatens at least 1 in 7 children in the United States every year, and the victims are not only in pain as the abuse is occurring but also long after with lasting psychological impacts. Learn more about the connection between child abuse and depression.

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How Family Preservation Services Keep Families Together

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Family preservation services are designed to help families going through crisis and prevent children from having to enter foster care.

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Grieving Boy Finds Hope & Support for His Dreams with Help from KVC’s First Star Academy

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As young teen Jack struggled under the crushing grief of the loss of his mother, his grades dropped. KVC West Virginia’s First Star Academy stepped in to help him succeed academically and dream about his future.

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Random Acts of Kindness Matter for Your Health

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On February 17, we celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day to remind us all that being kind is simple AND impactful. In fact, it’s even contagious! Read this blog to learn how random acts of kindness not only leave you feeling happier but also impact your physical and mental health.

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KVC West Virginia Partners with WVU’s Keyser School of Nursing to Expand Future Nurses’ Understanding of Child and Adolescent Mental Health

KVC West Virginia partners with the West Virginia University School of Nursing to incorporate new learning opportunities for student nurses. This partnership includes an innovative experience for nursing students to expand their understanding of mental health care in the community through the use of telehealth services.

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5 Things Every Child Needs for Good Mental Health

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Mental health is important at every stage of life. The early years are the best time for parents and caregivers to start building a child’s mental health.

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