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  • Posted on June 4th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Showing our support for young people with action

    Witnessing police brutality, and experiencing other forms of white supremacy, takes a serious toll on the mental and overall health of folx of color and specifically on Black folx. We join Black and Brown young people calling for an end to police and state-sponsored violence.

  • Posted on May 15th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Let’s Talk: Teacher Resources

    Peer Health Exchange has created the following resources for teachers who would like to use materials from our main portal page with their students. They include both prompts for use in live virtual discussions as well as activities that can be assigned to students to complete independently.

  • Posted on April 29th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Centering Equity—Peer Health Exchange Reaffirms DEI Strategy Goals

    Last fall we launched our organization’s first equity strategy. At the time, we knew there were many changes ahead for us but couldn’t have imagined that one of those would be the COVID-19 pandemic. While growth and change can feel daunting in the face of such uncertainty, we know that right now is the ...

  • 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 6th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    When home becomes the office: 6 Tips for having a healthy work-life balance

    Robin Rich, Peer Health Exchange Chief Operating Officer, recently gave some tips for a healthy work-life balance while working at home during an Instagram Live.

  • 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 March 30th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Social distancing? How to prioritize your mental health

    Rosemary Magaña, LCPC, at Adelante Wellness recently collaborated with Peer Health Exchange for an Instagram Live to discuss mental health while social distancing.

  • 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 November 1st, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Chicago receives UN Global Goal Award

    Peer Health Exchange was presented with the prestigious Global Goal Award for outstanding work in upholding the principles of the United Nations Association-Greater Chicago Chapter in the category of Global Goal #3: Good Health and Well-Being, October 23, 2019. UNA-Chicago’s Global Goals Awards Ceremony recognized 17 individuals and organizations dedicated to upholding the 17 ...

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