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

  • Project Northland

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    Project Northland is a multilevel intervention conducted in 24 school districts and adjacent communities in northeastern Minnesota beginning 1991. The intervention targeted the class of 1998 (sixth-grade students in 1991) and was been implemented for 3 school years (1991 to …

  • Injury Minimisation Programme for Schools

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    • Health Care Setting
    • Injury Prevention

    The Injury Minimization Programme for Schools (IMPS) is a national health education program in the UK for year 6 children (10 and 11-year-olds) delivered jointly in the school and hospital emergency department that provides them with the knowledge and skills …

  • Journey to Wellness (J2W)

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    • Healthy child development
    • Injury Prevention
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    Journey to Wellness (J2W) is a 8 week school-based program for Aboriginal youth between the ages of 12 and 18 years aimed at supporting youth to develop healthy lifestyles while examining suicide risk and protective factors. Youth are engaged in …