Peer Health Exchange's Mission

Peer Health Exchange's mission is to empower young people with the knowledge, skills, and resources to make healthy decisions. We do this by training college students to teach a skills-based health curriculum in under-resourced high schools across the country.

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As a result of PHE's health curriculum, students gain

  • Skills

    • Communication
    • Advocacy
    • Reflection
    • Decision-Making
  • Knowledge

    • Sexual Health
    • Substances
    • Mental Health
  • Resources

    • School
    • Community
    • Online

High School


Become a partner High School

As slightly older peers, PHE volunteers are able to engage teenagers in real, honest conversations about their choices and their health.

  • 133


  • 77 %

    Students eligible for free
    or reduced price lunch

  • 17,387

    Young people

Our Voices

Stories of our people

  • Steven Milazzo
    Discusses his PHE Volunteer Experience

  • Alissa Stauffer
    Current PHE Volunteer Talks PHE

  • Petty Officer Vernon D. Reed
    Host Teacher Reflects PHE Partnership

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Our partnership

Find Our Locations

PHE currently has 25 college sites where Peer Health Exchange recruits, selects, and trains undergraduate volunteers to be PHE Health Educators:

How can I join Peer Health Exchange's mission?