Labrador-Grenfell Health recognizes that health promotion is more that promoting and supporting lifestyle modifications. Health promotion is the process of enabling and supporting people and communities to take control of their health and the broader determinants, including; education, employment, income, food security, housing etc., thereby improving their health (WHO, 2005). 

Staff continue to build on the foundation of partners, policies, programs and evidence-based resources needed to effect change in people, families, communities and policies to create and sustain a healthy supportive environment. Key initiatives include Regional Wellness Coalitions, Healthy Students Healthy Schools Initiatives, Provincial Wellness Grants, Baby Friendly NL, and Family Resource Centre programming.