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Key Assets Kentucky Celebrates Social Work Month

In March we join the National Association of Social Workers in honoring our social workers for all they do in our communities. This year’s theme—Social Work Breaks Barriers—highlights the role social workers play in breaking down obstacles to care. What Is Social Work? Although there are many kinds of social work, social workers share some […]

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National Adoption Month: Helping Teens in Crisis in Communities

Every child deserves to grow up in a safe and loving household. Yet according to a 2021 report from the National Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System, 114,000 children across the U.S. remained at risk of aging out of the foster care system without permanent family connections. Of these, 22% were between 13

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Suicide Prevention: Stories of Hope That Light the Way

September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time when we highlight mental health and treatment options for those struggling with depression. Suicide remains the 12th leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for nearly 46,000 fatalities and 1.2 million suicide attempts in 2020. The ramifications of these figures are far-reaching. Suicide and depression affect

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Why Are More Adolescents Struggling with Mental Health Challenges?

Anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, and other mental health issues in adolescents have been major concerns for quite a while now. However, the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic – and the associated lockdowns and other social restrictions – has exacerbated these issues  manifold. According to a Journal Pediatric report, the number of COVID-related tensions and stressors

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5 Tips for Strengthening a Parent/Caregiver-Child Relationship

Unarguably, out of all relationships that a child develops, the most important is with their parents or caregiver. A healthy parent-child or care-giver child relationship allows the child to learn about the world and how they are supposed to live in it.  Children rely upon their parents and caregivers to provide them with safety, security,

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October is Emotional Wellness Month: Social Media Impact

October is Emotional Wellness Month, and as we are still coping with the lingering effects of the Pandemic and a newfound focus on the impact of social media on our overall positive mental health, the Key Assets Kentucky team decided to dig into this issue a little more in the latest blog. Emotional wellness refers

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Autism Acceptance Month Call to Action: Commit to Being Inclusive.

Key Assets Kentucky is joining many other national and local organizations in the shift from Autism Awareness to Autism Acceptance Month. The autism community is calling for this shift in terminology to foster acceptance to ignite change through improved support and opportunities in education, employment, accessible housing, affordable health care, and comprehensive long-term services. Christopher

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