The Community Tool Box is a free resource for people interested in building healthier communities and bringing about social change. Users can learn about specific communities, use toolkits, and access databases of best practices.
This database is a selection of evidence-based findings for users to choose from when intervening to promote good health at various levels. Users are able to search by topic, task Force, publications, and resources.
This journal publishes research manuscripts relating to health education and health promotion interventions meant to prevent or delay disease designed and illnesses that are impacting the population today, all with a focus on studying lifestyle behaviors.
This peer-reviewed journal is intended for researchers in the field of public health and health promotion by publishing both quantitative and qualitative studies pertaining to health education and promotion.
Designed to help readers develop the practical skills they need to become effective public health practitioners, this concise text gives an easily digested overview of public health and health promotion theory in accessible language and diagrams, before moving on to the ways readers can apply this in practice.
This book provides clear descriptions of reliable evaluation methods, and the problems that can arise from their implementation. Both qualitative and quantitative methods that are commonly used are described and the problems and benefits that arise with their use are explained.
This volume surveys the broad spectrum of interventions used in health promotion, and shows how they may be tailored to the developmental needs of children and adolescents. Its multilevel lifespan approach reflects concepts of public health as inclusive, empowering, and aimed at long- and short-term well-being. Coverage grounds readers in theoretical and ecological perspectives, while special sections spotlight key issues in social and behavioral wellness, dietary health, and children and teens in the health care system.
Comprehensive coverage, real-world issues, and a focus on the practical aspects of health promotion, this book combines theory and practice to deliver a comprehensive introduction to the planning, implementation, and evaluation of health promotion programs.
Group work and patient education are vital aspects of improving health outcomes in all settings, by supporting patients and clients to manage their conditions, as well as to promote and support behaviour change for improved health. Concise, accessible, and easy-to-read, this book is designed to support nutritionists, dietitians, nurses and other healthcare professionals to facilitate healthy lifestyle change through group education.
This book explores the social, economic, political, cultural and environmental factors that affect mental health and well-being on a societal and individual level, and how prevention and intervention can enhance mental health