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

  • Strengthening Families for the Future

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    • Canada
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Healthy child development
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    Strengthening Families for the Future is a prevention program for families with children between the ages of seven and 11 who may be at risk for substance use problems, depression, violence, delinquency and school failure. Strengthening Families is effective because …

  • Pacific Path Program

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    • Individual
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    • Canada
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    • Healthy child development
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    • Social Relationships That Respect Diversity

    The Pacific Path Program aims to reduce violence (physical, verbal, psychological) in our schools. This program for children from 4 years to 12 years, encourages the development of social skills in order to establish peaceful behaviour amoung youth. With the …

  • Little Salmon Carmacks First Nation Greenhouse & Farm (YK)

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    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Food Security
    • Healthy Eating
    • Physical Activity
    • Physical environment

    The Little Salmon Carmacks First Nations started this community garden project in 2000. The garden produces fresh foods which are distributed within community with priority given to members with diabetes, pregnant and nursing mothers, and a local school. The program …