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    • 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.

    • 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 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 July 17th, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Health Education: It’s more than Sex Ed

      When many people think of health education, they often picture awkward lessons about puberty and safe sex led by the gym teacher.  At its best, sexuality education is much more than this—it builds skills and includes content ranging from reproductive health to relationships to human trafficking. And while these topics are critical to the ...

    • Posted on April 24th, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Los Angeles Holds First Annual Career Symposium

      Peer Health Exchange Los Angeles organized the First Annual Career Symposium for Health Educators on March 30, 2019. A collective effort led by graduate intern Baylee Garland required all-hands-on-deck to provide an insightful, promising and exciting event for all participants. Everyone at the Los Angeles site from external affairs to undergrad interns was heavily ...

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