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  • Posted on April 27th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Let’s Talk: Asking for a Friend

    Asking questions about your health can be difficult if you don’t have the tools and trusted resources to navigate the current health system. Peer Health Exchange health educators are here to help!

  • Posted on April 10th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Hablemos: Acceder a recursos en la época de la COVID19 (Los Angeles)

    Debido a las pautas de distanciamiento social, muchos centros de salud han tenido que reducir sus servicios o brindar servicios virtuales por el momento. Dado que a veces es posible que necesites el apoyo de un profesional de la salud, a continuación brindamos una lista de clínicas de servicios para adolescentes que siguen ofreciendo ...

  • Posted on April 2nd, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Instagram Live with Louise Langheier, CEO and Co-Founder

    Louise Langheier, Co-founder and CEO of Peer Health Exchange, recently hosted a Q & A session on our Instagram Live.

  • Posted on January 24th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    A letter from our CEO—January 2020

    Dear Friends, In a recent New York Times editorial, psychiatrist Richard Friedman names an important crisis happening for young people—death by suicide. What Dr. Friedman fails to mention is that this crisis is exacerbated by systemic injustices making it more severe for young people of color.  Black and Latinx young folks are suffering at ...

  • Posted on January 24th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Recruiting a more inclusive and diverse volunteer corps, part 1

    At Peer Health Exchange, we’re aiming to be a place where the ninth grade students we serve can see themselves in the college health educators that come to their classrooms. With that goal in mind, we’re working hard to build, develop and support a volunteer corps that is reflective of all our communities by ...

  • Posted on October 19th, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Queer Eye’s Van Ness shares his truth to advocate for health

    LGBTQ+ advocate Jonathan Van Ness listed Peer Health Exchange as a recommended resource along with a recent WNYC interview discussing the release of his memoir Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love.  Though he’s best known for starring in the Emmy-winning Queer Eye series, Jonathan is also a vocal promoter for health access ...

  • Posted on October 1st, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Derrick Perry joins Peer Health Exchange LA Board

    Peer Health Exchange LA gives a warm welcome to Derrick Perry, as the newest member of our local board! Perry was recently named the Chief Program Officer at Albertine Kerr. As the Chief Program Officer, Perry oversees the program strategy and operations for Kerr’s wide range of services for children, teens, adults, and families ...

  • Posted on July 18th, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    LA Summer Roundup: A Dodgers game and A Casual Wednesday

    Peer Health Exchange health educator attends Dodgers Game In support of Peer Health Exchange LA’s first annual Career Symposium, the Dodgers Foundation donated a pair of Dodgers tickets to be given to a lucky winner who attended the full day-long event. Celeste Garcia, from California State University Northridge, was selected as the lucky winner ...

  • Posted on July 17th, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    A Snapshot of a Year of Resiliency: Cal-State Northridge Volunteers Building Community

    Peer Health Exchange Los Angeles Program Director Jeff Burbulys has supported and guided health educators at Cal-State University Northridge (CSUN) through what has been a very difficult year. From the Thousand Oaks shooting, fire alerts, and shooting threats on campus, he reflects on the year and the resilience of health educators in seeking help, ...

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