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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

    Let’s Talk: COVID-19 and Accessing Resources (NYC)

    Social distancing guidelines have meant that many health centers have had to reduce services or shift to virtual services for the time being. Because sometimes you may need the support of a medical provider, read more to find a list of adolescent-serving clinics that are still providing in-person or virtual services to young people ...

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

    Hablemos: Acceder a recursos en la época de la COVID19 (Nueva York)

    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 21st, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    NYC Welcomes New Executive Director

    Hello NYC Peer Health Exchange community! I am so delighted to be here. I have worked with young people in some capacity for my entire 24-year career (don’t do the math on my age, please!) and there is no population that deserves our wholehearted attention more. My career path has encompassed child protection services, ...

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

    NYC Summer Roundup: Partnerships, Evaluations, and Quiz for a Cause

    NYC’s Impact The NYC team is currently rounding out the end of the year by finalizing partnership renewals in order to prepare for relaunching programming in the Fall. This year alone, NYC has been able to reach over 6200 students in 53 high schools. We’ve delivered over 3000 workshops in 53 high school partners. ...

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

    Peer Health Exchange joins coalition set on changing sex ed policy

    We are excited to announce that Peer Health Exchange NYC has joined the first cohort of the Sex Education Policy Action Council (SEPAC). Led by SIECUS, the Sex Education Policy Action Council is a brand-new initiative to build the power of state and local advocates actively working together to advance comprehensive sex education. In line ...

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