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

  • Mental Health and High School Curriculum Guide

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    The curriculum guide provides a complete set of educational tools to increase understanding of mental health and mental disorders among both students and teachers.

  • iCare Stress Management e-Training Program

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    The iCare Stress Management program is an adaptation of the Coping with Caregiving program developed by Gallagher-Thompson et al that aims to teach a set of core coping skills for stress management to caregivers of individuals with memory problems. The …

  • Makimautiksat Youth Wellness and Empowerment Camp, Nunavut

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    • Personal health practices and coping skills
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    A summer camp program developed by the Qaujigiartiit Health Research Centre 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 …