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

  • Infant Health and Development Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Organization
    • Infancy (ages 0-2) icon
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • daycare
    • Health Care Setting
    • Home
    • Maternal and Infant Health
    • Mental Health Icon 2

    The Infant Health and Development Program (IHDP) was designed to reduce the developmental and health problems of low birth weight (2500 grams or less), premature infants (born after 37 or fewer weeks of gestation). Between birth of a premature child …

  • DeStress for Success Program©

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Individual
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Canada
    • English
    • Healthy child development
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Secondary School Icon 1
    • Social Relationships That Respect Diversity

    DeStress for success© is a school-based education program developed according to the current state of knowledge on stress in psychoneuroendocrinology to decrease cortisol levels and/or depressive symptoms in adolescents making the transition to high school. A total of 504 adolescents …

  • 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 …