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 Toward No Tobacco Use (TNT)

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Individual
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Before-After School Icon 1
    • Tobacco Use Icon 1

    Project Toward No Tobacco Use (TNT) is a comprehensive, classroom-based curriculum designed to prevent or reduce tobacco use in youth 10 to 15 years old in grades five through ten. Upon completion of this program, students will be able to …

  • Al’s Pals: Kids Making Healthy Choices

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Individual
    • Early Childhood (ages 3-5) icon
    • Alcohol Abuse Icon 1
    • daycare
    • Elementary School Icon 1
    • Healthy child development
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1

    Al’s Pals: Kids Making Healthy Choices is an early-childhood prevention program designed to promote social and emotional competence in children ages 3 to 8 by enhancing teachers’ abilities to create nurturing classroom environments and to foster children’s development of resilience-related …

  • A Million Messages

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Individual
    • Infancy (ages 0-2) icon
    • Early Childhood (ages 3-5) icon
    • Canada
    • Health Care Setting
    • Home
    • Injury Prevention
    • Maternal and Infant Health

    The program provides developmentally appropriate, simple, and consistent injury prevention messages to families with children between 0-3 years of age in multiple health regions of Alberta. The messages are distributed by community health nurses, home visitors, and hospital staff as …