I’ve been working on a model to help explain the stages of peer health connection and I’d love to get feedback on it.
Life course changes disrupt old habits and may create a mood for more change. • An intervention to promote sustainable behaviours was tested among 800 households. • Behaviour change was more likely if participants recently had moved house. • The results were compared with non-movers and a no-intervention control group. • The ‘window of opportunity’ lasted up to three months after relocation.
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The doors will soon open at Saskatchewan's first children's hospital, but some psychiatrists say the building is rife with safety and suicide risks.
If we want everyone to participate in public life, we must design and build an inclusive public realm that is accessible to all. Public life can’t just be available to the abled, young, or healthy. Everyone navigates the built environment differently, with abilities changing across a person's lifespan. The sizeable global population of people with physical, auditory, or visual disabilities, autism or neurodevelopmental and/or intellectual disabilities, or neuro-cognitive disorders will face greater challenges if we don’t begin to more widely apply universal design principles.
A 'one size fits all' approach is often the fundamental flaw of these programs, say Wharton and Penn researchers.
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A list of over 100 different marketing channels to help get your creativity going (from Coolz0r)
Designing neighborhoods to prevent obesity
Anti-human trafficking site directed toward World Cup fans who visit prostitutes
An example of the importance of taking environmental factors into account when designing social marketing programs