Best Practices

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 Best Practices

  • The Good Food Box (GFB) program

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Advocacy
    • Asset development
    • Canada
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Community development and mobilization
    • Food Security
    • Healthy Eating
    • Personal health practices and coping skills

    The Good Food Box (GFB)is an alternative food buying and distribution system that provides a variety of top-quality, fresh nutritious foods at an affordable price to low-income people. Regularly, once or twice a month, individuals and families place orders for …

  • The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Children (age 6-12)
    • Elementary School
    • Home
    • Individual education/skill development
    • Mental Health
    • Preventing Violence
    • Secondary School
    • Teenagers/Youth (age 13-17)

    The Bully Prevention Program is a school-based, multilevel (individual, class, school), multi-component program designed for use in elementary, middle and junior high schools (ages 6 to 15) to reduce and prevent bullying problems among school children. The program seeks to …

  • WITS Primary Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Canada
    • Children (age 6-12)
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Elementary School
    • Individual education/skill development
    • Mental Health
    • Preventing Violence
    • Social environmental support
    • Social Relationships That Respect Diversity

    The WITS Primary Program brings together schools, families, children, and communities to prevent bullying and peer victimization. The program aims to create responsive environments that support schools, classrooms, communities and families in creating safe and happy places for children to …