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)

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    • Individual
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    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 …

  • Project WISE

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
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    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Home
    • Tobacco Use Icon 1

    Project WISE uses up to four 15-minute motivationally enhanced phone counselling sessions with women smokers who have had an abnormal Pap test or colposcopy, regardless of their intent to quit smoking. The telephone calls are conducted by counsellors trained in …

  • Makimautiksat Youth Wellness and Empowerment Camp, Nunavut

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    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Healthy child development
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    • Social Support Networks

    A summer camp program developed out of 1.5 year consultation process with youth, parents community members and teachers in Nunavut. This 10-day land and community-based camp focuses on fostering wellness, positive Inuit identity, community-building and skill-building.