Program helps reduce crime, poverty and medical costs for the entire community
Anthony Biglan, PhD, with Oregon Research Institute highlights an important and cost-effective prevention program that has been proven to improve the lives of children and families in a recent Register Guard editorial.
"Somewhere in Lane County tonight there is a family that has benefited from the Nurse Family Partnership. There the kids went to bed feeling good about their families and excited to grow and learn. No one in their community may ever know it, but some other family will not be harmed by an aggressive teen, because that teen never became aggressive thanks to the help their family got in becoming more nurturing.
We have the know-how to makes this happen in virtually every family in Lane County."