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A selection of fully produced segments are made available weekly on the "For Radio Stations" page at the K-State Research and Extension news page, where previous Sound Living episodes are stored.

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Jul 20, 2020

A National 4-H Council survey on the state of teen mental health found more than 70% of the 1,516 respondents said they’re struggling with their mental health. Kansas 4-H state leader Wade Weber and K-State Research and Extension youth development specialist Elaine Johannes think the survey can help parents, 4-H, and...


Jul 13, 2020

A survey commissioned by the National 4-H Council said more than 7 in 10 kids between the ages of 13 and 19 are struggling with mental health, and that they are feeling more pressured to hide their feelings, rather than talk to a supportive adult. K-State Research and Extension youth development specialist Elaine...


May 4, 2020

We all experience life’s ups and downs. According to the American Psychological Association, we generally adapt well over time to these life-changing and stressful situations. As the spread of COVID-19 continues to disrupt our lives, it’s also enabling young people to build resilience. By adapting to...


Apr 13, 2020

Safety measures implemented to reduce the risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19 have forced everyone to adjust how they live. More people are working from home, others have been furloughed or are now unemployed, and students are being home-schooled or taking classes online. While these changes are difficult for...


Jun 24, 2019

As part of the state’s effort to reduce the number of youth at risk for involvement in the juvenile justice system, Kansas State University, K-State Research and Extension and Fort Hays State University are working collaboratively on a pilot project that helps local stakeholders investigate, analyze and develop...