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

News Releases about IYI activities and 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.


Kids Count Minutes public service announcements.


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.


Mental Health and Suicide

Nearly 20 percent of Hoosier youth have mental health needs, and suicide is the second leading cause of death among Hoosiers between the ages of 15-24. Learn more about suicide risk factors and warning signs, plus what families can do if they suspect a child is suicidal, in IYI's Monthly Column for April.

Listen to past WFYI interviews with IYI President and CEO Bill Stanczykiewicz:

March - Poverty, Inequality and Opportunity

February - Paying for College

January -  Employers & Youth Mentoring


Kids Count Minutes in Spanish

The Kids Count Minutes public service announcements for this summer include 5 messages about college access in Spanish.



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and get the facts about Hoosier kids.

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



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