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

  • Youth Fit for Life (RTIPS)

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Diabetes icon 3
    • Healthy child development
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Obesity Prevention
    • Physical Activity
    • Recreation/ Fitness/ Sport Facilities

    Youth Fit For Life is a 12-week after-school physical activity program for children aged 5-12 years who are already enrolled in some form of after-school care. The program is administered by trained after-school counselors with little or no prior PE …

  • Recommend an Intervention

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    • Best Practices

    We know there are many excellent health promotion and disease prevention interventions that could be included in the Intervention database. To help you determine if your intervention should be submitted for a full review by our program staff, please consider …

  • Nimi Icinohabi Program

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    • Alcohol Abuse Icon 1
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Secondary School Icon 1
    • Tobacco Use Icon 1

    This is an evidence-based substance abuse prevention program for Aboriginal children and youth (grades 3-9) reviewed and adapted by the Alexis Nakota Sioux to ensure that it incorporated their cultural beliefs, values, language, and visual images. The adapted program was …