“Economists have calculated that every dollar invested in high-quality home visitation, day care, and preschool programs results in seven dollars of savings on welfare payments, health-care costs, substance-abuse treatment, and incarceration, plus higher tax revenues due to better-paying jobs.37”
― Bessel A. van der Kolk, The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
I have asked myself for years how it may be possible to prevent children from being abused, not knowing that there are programs shown to prevent it.
We as a society and as a human race just have to commit to supporting these programs, that support ALL children.
26 october 12015 HE (the Holocene Calendar)