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IYI's monthly column published by the Indianapolis Star and other Indiana media covers important youth issues.   

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The KIDS COUNT® Radio Show airs weekly on several stations around the state. Listen to experts on important youth topics.

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WFYI Radio Interviews WFYI
A quick, informative conversation about child development issues airs the first Monday or Tuesday of each month on WFYI Public Radio in Indianapolis. Listen to IYI President and CEO Bill Stanczykiewicz discuss these topics with WFYI’s Sharon Alseth.


December Monthly Media

Facebook Depression

Cell phones and computer tablets are high on the gift-giving list during this holiday season. However, a study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics found that the use of social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram can increase the likelihood that a teenager will develop depression or anxiety. Learn about how kids can use social media safely in the radio interview with WFYI and IYI President and CEO Bill Stanczykiewicz and in IYI’s Monthly Column for December.

Listen to past WFYI interviews:

August - Special Education

July - Decline of Sports Leagues

June - Mayors and Mentoring



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Contact: Niccole Caan, Media Manager
317-396-2737, 1-800-343-7060 x 2737.



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