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

  • Project TrEAT

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Individual
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Alcohol Abuse Icon 1
    • BP icon
    • Health Care Setting

    Project TrEAT (Trial for Early Alcohol Treatment) aims to reduce alcohol use in problem drinkers. Project TrEAT consists of two 15-minute visits with the participant’s GP, scheduled one month apart. A workbook is provided to the physician that contains the …

  • WITS Primary Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Individual
    • Organization
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • BP icon
    • Canada
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Elementary School Icon 1
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1
    • 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 …

  • Food Skills for Families

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Individual
    • Organization
    • BP icon
    • Canada
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Culture
    • Ethnic Population
    • Food Security
    • Healthy Eating
    • Personal health practices and coping skills

    Led by the Canadian Diabetes Association and the B.C. Healthy Living Alliance and funded by ActNow BC, Food Skills for Families is designed for low-income, Aboriginal, Punjabi or new immigrant families in British Columbia communities and offered at no charge. …