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This briefing note clarifies the relationships between healthy public policies (HPPs), mental health promotion and reducing inequalities in the mental health of children and youth.
March 2017. Description. Download.  1.9 MB
This document explores the social determinants of health and the social determinants of health inequalities.
March 2017. Description. Download.  982 K
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The advisors of policy makers play an important role in public policy development and in determining whether and how scientific knowledge is used during this process. This literature review explores their role and proposes avenues for reflection for public health actors who wish to share knowledge with them.
March 2017. Description. Download.  862 K
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In this document, we discuss the ins and outs of municipal norms concerning the implementation of raised crosswalks and continuous sidewalks for the promotion of environments conducive to safe active travel.
March 2017. Description. Download.  944 K
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In this document, we will discuss the challenges relating to the efforts to promote safe active travel in the context of an aging population, and we will outline a few courses of action.
March 2017. Description. Download.  663 K
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This briefing note summarizes emerging needs with regards to population mental health in Canada and identifies orientations to support the Canadian public health workforce in this field.
March 2017. Description. Download.  779 K
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This briefing note proposes a portrait of the context, stakeholders and initiatives that support public health action in population mental health in Canada.
March 2017. Description. Download.  657 K
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The intent of this briefing note is to introduce some tools developed in recent years to facilitate the integration of health issues into the decision-making processes of sectors whose primary concern is not population health.
Published in February 2017. Description  Download  1.3 MB
The Centre's Michael Keeling and Olivier Bellefleur published an article entitled Finding Traction in Public Health Ethics: Reflections and Practical Resources in the Ontario's Health Promotion E-Bulletin (OHPE Bulletin), on Friday September 23, 2016.
September 2016. Description.
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This document is the final report on the main types of needs identified by the broad public health workforce as they relate to population mental health.
Published in March 2016.  DescriptionDownload  1.2 MB
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This document is part of a series on innovative municipal norms that have the potential to help create environments promoting safe, active transportation. Here, we discuss two-way cycling on local one-way streets.
Published in March 2016.  DescriptionDownload  1.7 MB
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This document is part of a series on innovative municipal norms that have the potential to help create environments promoting safe, active transportation. Here, we discuss pedestrian priority streets.
Published in March 2016.  Description.  Download   2.0 MB
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This briefing note provides a perspective on current practice of mental health impact assessment of projects, programs or policies.
Published in March 2016.  DescriptionDownload  1.4 MB
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Naloxone distribution is an increasingly popular initiative to combat opioid overdose-related morbidity and mortality. This guide provides an outline of how naloxone works as well as considerations for setting up a naloxone distribution program.
Published in March 2016.  Description.  Download   1.57 MB  
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This document introduces the challenges related to opioids and their prescribed and non-prescribed use in Canada.
Published in March 2016.  DescriptionDownload   1.26 MB 
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This briefing note is intended to help public health actors to more easily distinguish between broad approaches to reducing health inequalities.
Published in March 2016.  DescriptionDownload   816 K.
We have started to produce and to gather together these adapted frameworks and cases to help familiarize practitioners with frameworks and with ethical deliberation. To date we have six frameworks and six cases, and will be adding to these over time. 
Updated in September 2016. Description.
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In this paper, we introduce utilitarian ethics and consider the role of utilitarianism in public health.
Published in January 2016. DescriptionDownload  1.3 MB
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This paper introduces principlism as an ethical approach and considers what role some of its features might play in public health.
Published in January 2016. DescriptionDownload  1.2 MB
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This scan of mental health strategies was produced as part of a collaborative project to scan the strategies  in population mental health that are being developed in Canada.
Published in July 2014. Description.  Consult the scan.
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The production of the NCCHPP website has been made possible through a financial contribution from the Public Health Agency of Canada.