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    • Posted on May 26th, 2021 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Introducing selfsea

      Introducing selfsea, a web app co-designed with young people to boost access to inclusive and identity-affirming health resources and information for youth everywhere.

    • Posted on August 13th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Chicago Welcomes New Board Members

      Peer Health Exchange Chicago welcomed seven new members this month. Click to learn more about them.

    • 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 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 ...

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