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

  • MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition…Do It!) Program – MEND 7-13

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Diabetes icon 3
    • Healthy child development
    • Healthy Eating
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Physical Activity
    • Recreation/ Fitness/ Sport Facilities
    • Secondary School Icon 1
    • Social Support Networks

    The MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition… Do It!) Program is a community intervention aimed to empower families of overweight and obese children to adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles. This program combines all the elements known to be important when treating and …

  • 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 …

  • Liard Aboriginal Women’s Society: Together for Justice

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
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    • Community
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Canada
    • English
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1

    Cultivating community-wide safety to improve response services to women and girls Indigenous Women, RCMP and Service Providers Work Together for Justice: A Response-based Safety Collaboration in the Yukon. The Together for Justice initiative was borne with the intent of putting …