According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 1 in 5 American adults experience a mental disorder every year, as well as 1 in 6 American children. Despite its commonality, negative attitudes towards mental illness still persist, including the idea that people with mental health disorders are violent, unstable or dangerous. Although it’s not always easy,…

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According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 1 in 5 American adults experience a mental disorder every year, as well as 1 in 6 American children. Despite its commonality, negative attitudes towards mental illness still persist, including the idea that people with mental health disorders are violent, unstable or dangerous. Although it’s not always…

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WRFI’s J.T. Stone interviews local theater students, Leah Slattery and Jacob Ellis, and local student athletes, Liam Just and Kalena Yearwood, on the Youth Radio Project. In this episode of “Youth Voices,” we break down stigmas surrounding high school sports and performing arts to encourage more students to join both. Photo: Jacob Ellis, Leah Slattery,…

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J.T. Stone interviews Ithaca High School students Priscilla Ziefle and Chloe Moore about their differing views on abortion on “Youth Voices.” The new series, hosted and produced by Ithaca High Shool student and WRFI news team contributor J.T. Stone, brings local students together in discussing topics they’re passionate about to give local youth a greater…

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