Interventions

The Best Practices Section of the Portal is a searchable list of chronic disease prevention and health promotion interventions which provides program planners and public health practitioners with easy and immediate access to successful public health programs, interventions and policies that have been evaluated and have the potential to be adapted and used.

Featured Interventions

  • Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth (P.A.R.T.Y.) Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Organization
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Alcohol Abuse Icon 1
    • Canada
    • Injury Prevention
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Secondary School Icon 1

    The P.A.R.T.Y. program is a 1-day injury awareness and prevention program for youth aged 15 years and older. The goal is to teach adolescents to recognize their injury risks and make informed decisions to reduce them. It focuses on making …

  • Preventive Intervention Project

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    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Social Support Networks

    The Preventive Intervention Project is a targeted intervention for children living with depressed parents. These children have been shown to be at higher risk for the development of mental health problems relative to children with non-ill parents. Thus, this intervention …

  • Fourth R: Skills for Youth Relationships

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    • Best Practices
    • Individual
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    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Canada
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1
    • Secondary School Icon 1

    The Fourth R is a 21-lesson skill-based programme that promotes healthy relationships and targets violence, high-risk sexual behaviour, and substance use among adolescents. The intervention meets the Ontario curriculum requirements for Grade 9 Health and Physical Education course, under the …