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

  • Family Talk

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    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Social Relationships That Respect Diversity
    • Social Support Networks

    The Family Talk preventive intervention is a strength-based, family-focused program targeting families in which one or both parents have depression. Children of parents with mood disorders are two to four times more likely to develop mood disorders themselves, relative to …

  • Psychoeducational skill training DVD program to reduce stress in Chinese American dementia caregivers

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    A 12-week tailored CBT skill training program DVD delivered to Chinese American caregivers of persons with dementia was administered and compared to a general education DVD program on dementia.

  • Projet Pair-Aidants

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    • Canada
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Education and literacy
    • English
    • Health Literacy
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    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Social Support Networks

    Projet pair-aidants is an adaptation from “Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training” (ASIST) by the Living Works organization developed in English and then translated into French and then indigenous languages. The suicide prevention initiative takes place in the First Nations or …