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  • 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 27th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    A Message to the Class of 2020

    There was no ceremony, no stage to walk across and no applause to hear. I couldn’t see my friends or hear any final goodbyes. While we made the effort to simulate a graduation ceremony at my home: walking down a set of stairs with music playing and my mom handing me a card that ...

  • Posted on May 20th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Dr. Angela Glymph on “First of All”

    On the ‘First of All’ live stream web series by the Drug Policy Alliance; Dr. Angela Glymph discusses some of the main points of work Peer Health Exchange has done and is currently working on.

  • 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 May 4th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Peer Health Exchange Health Educators share experiences on YouTube

    Meet Courteney, Jolie, Wasan, and Zimani. They’re college student health educators with Peer Health Exchange. Click to watch as they share their own experiences

  • 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 11th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Skill Building: Communication

    Being away from school, classes, teachers, and friends during the COVID-19 health crisis can be tough. Social distancing with family members, and even our pets, can take some getting used to—even when we know staying home is the right thing to do. Keep reading for tips on how to practice healthy communication while we ...

  • 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.

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