Child First, an innovative home-visit program in Connecticut, is designed to stabilize families, connect them with social services, and help develop and support nurturing, responsive caregivers.
October 23, 2013
The Early Detection and Intervention for the Prevention of Psychosis Program (EDIPPP) was a national effort to identify, intervene early, and treat young people between ages 12 and 25 at risk for a psychotic episode.
The What's Next Health series features leading thinkers and visionaries. Randy Jirtle, pioneer in the field of epigenetics, talks about the powerful implications of epigenetics on the health of this and future generations.
Critical ideas that could transform how we look at the causes and prevention of diseases are emerging from the field of epigenetics.
August 12, 2014
Learn how economic and social conditions can directly influence child development and lifelong health—and what can be done to promote wellness among vulnerable children. Read the new issue brief from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
July 28, 2014
This intervention model was found effective in preventing or slowing the progression of psychosis among youth. It warrants expansion to help youth and to alleviate the burden of mental-health related problems health care and other systems face.
July 16, 2014
Pioneering Ideas Blog
Nancy Barrand, RWJF’s Senior Adviser for Program Development, hosted Randy Jirtle, Senior Scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison McArdle Laboratory, for a fascinating discussion about his work in epigenetics.
July 8, 2014
A model and recommendations for holistic system changes that promote mental and physical wellness among children.
March 26, 2013
The treatment of mental illness is not well integrated into the U.S. health care system, despite the socioeconomic benefits.
January 15, 2013
Program Results Report
The Notah Begay III Foundation sponsored research, meetings, and interviews on the incidence, causes, and impact of obesity and type 2 diabetes among Native American youth in New Mexico, and how to address those challenges.