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

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When Jack’s mom suddenly passed away, he entered into relative kinship foster care. As he struggled under the crushing weight of his grief, he started experiencing challenges in school. As Jack learned to cope, KVC West Virginia’s First Star Academy program 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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How Does Academic Stress Affect Mental Health in the Age of Digital Learning

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As digital learning becomes more popular, so does academic stress. Read this blog to find out how this will affect your kids’ mental health!

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Dealing with Burnout, Compassion Fatigue, and Vicarious Trauma Training (2 CEUs)

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Are you feeling burned out at work? You’re not alone. According to Deloitte’s marketplace survey on burnout, 77% of respondents say they have experienced burnout at their current job, with more than half citing more than one occurrence. To make matters worse, the COVID-19 pandemic both exacerbates the pre-existing causes of burnout and adds its […]

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Why Is Self-Care Especially Important For Foster Parents?

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Foster parenting is as hard as it is rewarding. While you’re caring for the kids in your home, it’s important to take care of yourself too. Read this blog to learn more about self-care!

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Is Your Teen Stressed About School? Here’s How You Can Help Them

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Is your teen stressed about school? Is COVID-19 adding to that stress? Try these strategies to help alleviate their stress.

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Why Social Work Is One of the Most Rewarding Careers

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If you’re looking for an in-demand career that can provide you with meaning, social work is a great field to consider.

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