He added, "It's a wholistic approach, from response to prevention to long-term, long-range planning that incorporates community input and communicates it across all levels across the entire cultural and linguistic channels in the community."
Biddle responded, "I think there's always a benefit in being proactive. ... But when you're going through the past four or five years of reductions ... I think everybody is just trying to hold things together. Your focus is about trying to keep your heads above water."