Issues, Active Living/Physical Activity, Food/Nutrition, Sexuality/Reproductive Health, Injury Prevention, Smoking/Tobacco, Substance Use/Abuse, Quality of Life, AIDS/HIV, Heart Disease, Cancer, Mental Health, Diseases/Conditions, Violence Prevention

Alcohol, teens and road safety: Emerging research, programs and priorities

Contents

I Introduction
II Harms
III Awareness Building
IV Policy Implications
V Going Forward
VI References
VII Resources

-- Submitted by Benjamin Rempel, MPH, Health Promotion Field Support Specialist in Alcohol Policy, Health Promotion, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Public Health Ontario and Jayne Morrish, MA, Research Coordinator, Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre, Parachute

A Closer Look at the Mothercraft Ottawa Birth and Parent Companion Program and a Vision for Integrating Doulas into Ontario’s Maternal Child Care System

Contents

I Introduction
II Overview
III The Birth and Parent Companion Program
IV Evaluation Potential
V References and Resources

--submitted by Brittany Irvine

Moving the yardstick – Is there a need for an alcohol control strategy for Ontario?

Contents

I Introduction
II Harms
III Signs of interest
IV Going forward
V Conclusion
VI References
VII Resources

--submitted by Benjamin Rempel, MPH, Health Promotion Field Support Specialist in Alcohol Policy, Health Promotion, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Public Health Ontario

Criminalization of HIV Non-disclosure: Imagining a Public Health Response

Contents

I Introduction
II Overview
III The workshop
III The workshop
IV Findings
V Key Concerns
VI Recommendations for Future Action
VII Conclusions
VIII Resources

Smoke-Free Patios: A Priority for Public Health Action

Contents

I Introduction
II Smoke-Free Patios and Comprehensive Tobacco Control
III Smoke-Free Patios in Ontario
IV The Role of Public Health
V Conclusion
VI Additional Resources

--submitted by Nancy Bradshaw and Saeeda Irfan, Health Promotion Specialists, Program Training and Consultation Centre

I Introduction

Introducing a series of new Maternal and Infant Health Interventions to the Canadian Best Practices Portal

Contents

Public Health Agency of Canada’s Canadian Best Practices Portal I Introduction
II Maternal and Infant Health Section
III Maternal and Infant Health Best Practices
IV Conclusion
V Resources

Minding Our Bodies: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Mental Health

Contents

I Summary
II Background: From Policy to Practice
III Influencing Behaviour Change
IV Project Goals
V Gathering the Evidence
VI Getting the Word Out
VII Seed Funding to Support New Programs
VIII Broadening Our Scope
IX Project Evaluation
X Next Steps
XI Related Resources

-- submitted by Scott Mitchell, Director, Knowledge Transfer, Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario

I Summary

Growing People First: Emerging Best Practices from a Mental Health and Gardening Knowledge Swap

Contents

I Introduction
II Background
III Process
IV Examples of gardening and mental health programs
V Best practices
VI Evidence
VII Evaluation
VIII Next steps
IX Conclusion
X References and resources

-- Submitted by Linor David, BSc, Health Promoter- Central Toronto Community Health Centres

I Introduction

Smoke-free Multi-Unit Dwellings--A Priority for Public Health Action

Contents

I Introduction
II Smoke-free Homes and Comprehensive Tobacco Control
III Smoke-free Multi-Unit Housing in Ontario
IV The Role of Local Public Health Departments
V Leadership Examples
VI Conclusion
VII Additional Resources
VII References

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