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

  • Injury Free Coalition for Kids in Harlem

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Organization
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Income and social status
    • Physical environment
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1

    In response to the high incidence of severe injuries to children aged 5 to 16 in Harlem, the leading causes of which were falls and motor vehicle collisions, as well as assaults, the Harlem Hospital Injury Prevention Program (HIPP) initiated …

  • Family Thriving Program (FTP)

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Home
    • Maternal and Infant Health
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1

    The Family Thriving Program (FTP) can be added to existing home visitation programs (rather than as a free-standing program employed to replace other programs). Home visitation programs involve mother (or perspective mother) education, assistance in establishing connections with relevant community …

  • Reclaiming Our Ancestral Footsteps

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    • Illegal Drugs Icon 3
    • Alcohol Abuse Icon 1
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Recreation/ Fitness/ Sport Facilities

    A mental health promotion project for Mi’kmaq and Maliseet youth in Elsipogtog (Big Cove) First Nation in New Brunswick. It is a National Aboriginal Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy (NAYSPS) project that consists of culture camps for youth 16-18 to learn …