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

  • Early Risers

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Elementary School Icon 1
    • Healthy child development
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1

    A multi-component program for children aged 6-12 years who exhibit early adjustment difficulties (i.e., aggressive behaviour). The target of the program is to provide early intervention to mitigate later risky behaviours such as substance abuse. The program is delivered over …

  • SLÍ NA SLÁINTE/Paths to Health

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Community
    • Individual
    • Organization
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Physical environment

    The Slí na Sláinte or ‘paths to health’ initiative was developed by the Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) in association with Irish Sports Council and Local Sports Partnerships. Bright signposts mark walking routes at kilometre intervals. Along with walking routes, the …

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

    Categories associated with best practice:

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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 …