The report reveals access to psychiatric care is a problem for young Hoosiers.
Report shows sharp increase in teen homicides; weather leads to vehicle pile-ups and the Hoosiers fall to Michigan State.
The Indiana Youth Institute released its Kids Count Report Monday. Much of the information focuses on the health of Hoosier kids, including immunization rates.
Experts say developing evidence-based programs that address environmental factors is key to curbing teen drug use.
Indiana Youth Services Association CEO Robin Donaldson headlined a forum hosted by the Indiana Youth Institute in Greenwood on Thursday.
Through group discussion, videos and workbook activities, participants learned how to prevent and identify child sexual abuse.
In the 2014 edition of KIDS Count, Indiana ranked 27th in children’s overall well-being.
According to a report from the Indiana Youth Institute and the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the state has more children living in poverty than it did in 2008.
The Indiana Youth Institute wants to help counselors promote college alternatives such as apprenticeships, the military, and industry certifications.
Suicide prevention advocates are working to make inroads at the Statehouse, preparing lawmakers to deal with the issue.