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Parachute’s Safe Kids Week 2013 Puts the Spotlight on Concussions

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I Introduction
II The research
III Key messages and tools
IV How communities can get involved
V Conclusion
VI References
VII Key resources

Submitted by: Kathy Blair, Coordinator, Media Relations and Communications, Parachute

I Introduction: Parachute’s Safe Kids Week 2013

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

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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

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Our journey with Evidence-Informed Practice (EIP) in a Community Health Centre context: building a culture of reflection and collaboration

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I Summary
II EIP: is it a phase?
III EIP Tools: Reflective questions we can’t afford to miss
IV EIP Procedures: Making it work within busy schedules
V EIP Help: Formal champions are essential to building a culture of EIP
VI EIP Impacts: Diverse perspectives on the value of advancing EIP
VII Conclusion: Anticipating the next phase of EIP @ Unison
VIII Resources

Submitted by Gillian Kranias and Jen Quinlan on behalf of Unison’s EIP Team             

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Building Healthy Child Development: The Experiences of Parents in Peel – A study by the Peel Children and Youth Initiative (PCYI)

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I Introduction
II Methods
III Key Findings: Preliminary Research Questions
IV Next Steps for the Research
V Other Research and Resources

-submitted by Dr. Dana Wilson

I Introduction

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

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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

Opioid Overdose Prevention Training and Community-Based Naloxone Distribution in Ontario

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I Introduction
II A Critical Intervention Addressing the Opioid Crisis in Ontario
III Risk of Overdose
IV Accidental Overdose is Preventable
V Naloxone Can Save a Life
VI Opioid Overdose Prevention Kits Containing Naloxone
VII Raising Awareness: Prevention Education and Training
VIII Next Steps: Expanding Access
IX References
X Related Resources

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

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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

--submitted by Steven Savvaidis,  Senior Manager, Program Training and Consultation Centre (PTCC), with research and editorial support from Saeeda Irfan, Health Promotion Specialist at PTCC

I Introduction

Looking forward and looking back part II – reflecting on the past and coming year in health promotion

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I Introduction
II Health Nexus
III Canadian Best Practices Portal
IV Ontario Public Health Association
V Heart and Stroke Foundation
VI Parachute: Preventing Injuries.  Saving Lives.  New Canadian leader in injury prevention emerges
VII Health literacy gets a boost in 2012 through plain-language awareness
VIII Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition

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