Culture Counts: A Guide to Best Practices for Developing Health Promotion Initiatives in Mental Health and Substance Use with
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As this exercise shows, when it comes to effective health promotion, culture counts.
Canada now has over 200 ethnic groups, yet many in those groups are missing out on the benefits of health promotion. This
guide aims to change that by helping you to create effective health promotion initiatives with ethnocultural communities that
move towards the goal of ensuring that everyone has an equal opportunity to enjoy good health.
- About this guide
- Chapter 1 – Break down barriers
- Chapter 2 – Work with community partners
- Chapter 3 – Gather and analyze information
- Chapter 4 – Plan the initiative
- Chapter 5 – Translate and adapt
- Chapter 6 – Put the plan to work—and keep it working
- Chapter 7 – Follow up