c/o Ontario Public Health Association
700 Lawrence Avenue West, Suite 310
Toronto, ON M6A 3B4
Tel: (416) 367-3313 x247 (Toll-free 1-800-267-6817 x 247)
Fax: (416) 367-2844
The Nutrition Resource Centre website includes resources, programs, a list serv, and news and events.
For more information contact Lee Rysdale, MEd, RD, Program Coordinator, Nutrition Resource Centre, at the coordinates above.
NutriSTEP® (Nutrition Screening Tool for Every Preschooler) is a fast and simple way to assess eating habits and identify nutrition problems early in young children 3–5 years of age. The NutriSTEP® questionnaire includes 17 items covering: food and nutrient intake, physical growth, developmental and physical capabilities, physical activity, food security and the feeding environment. It is intended for use by community professionals and should be completed by the child’s parent or primary caregiver, whoever is most knowledgeable about the child’s eating and other health habits.
Hear Me, Understand Me, Support Me: What Young Women Want You to Know about Depression explores the diverse challenges that young women experience in relation to depression; prevention strategies; healthy helping relationships; the dos and don’ts of working with young women; and referrals and resources that can provide more information. The intent of this guide is to focus on girls’ and young women’s voices, and to help you continue your work with them by providing tools and information that validate their voices, and the choices and challenges they face.
222 Queen Street, Suite 1402
Ottawa, ON K1P 5V9
Tel: (613) 569-4361
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