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

  • Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver Health (REACH) II

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Seniors (ages 65+) icon
    • Home
    • Mental Health Icon 2

    Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver Health II (REACH II) is a multicomponent psychosocial and behavioural training intervention for caregivers (21 years and older) of patients with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. The intervention is designed to reduce caregiver burden and depression, …

  • The Jobs Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
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    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Education and literacy
    • Employment and working conditions
    • Income and social status
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Personal health practices and coping skills

    The Jobs Program is a job-search skill enhancement workshop, designed to prevent and reduce negative effects on mental health associated with unemployment and job-seeking stress, while promoting high-quality reemployment. The program teaches participants effective strategies for finding and obtaining suitable …

  • The Purple Tongue project

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
    • wtt_ico
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Diabetes icon 3
    • Healthy Eating
    • Integrate Chronic Disease Prevention
    • Obesity Prevention
    • Physical Activity

    To improve wild berry consumption, distribution and availability throughout the year To propose local healthy alternatives to soft drinks and snacks To stimulate youth empowerment and employment School based program with the objectives of improving wild berry consumption, distribution and …