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

      Hablemos: Acceder a recursos en la época de la COVID19 (Los Angeles)

      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 1st, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Derrick Perry joins Peer Health Exchange LA Board

      Peer Health Exchange LA gives a warm welcome to Derrick Perry, as the newest member of our local board! Perry was recently named the Chief Program Officer at Albertine Kerr. As the Chief Program Officer, Perry oversees the program strategy and operations for Kerr’s wide range of services for children, teens, adults, and families ...

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

      LA Summer Roundup: A Dodgers game and A Casual Wednesday

      Peer Health Exchange health educator attends Dodgers Game In support of Peer Health Exchange LA’s first annual Career Symposium, the Dodgers Foundation donated a pair of Dodgers tickets to be given to a lucky winner who attended the full day-long event. Celeste Garcia, from California State University Northridge, was selected as the lucky winner ...

    • Posted on July 17th, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      A Snapshot of a Year of Resiliency: Cal-State Northridge Volunteers Building Community

      Peer Health Exchange Los Angeles Program Director Jeff Burbulys has supported and guided health educators at Cal-State University Northridge (CSUN) through what has been a very difficult year. From the Thousand Oaks shooting, fire alerts, and shooting threats on campus, he reflects on the year and the resilience of health educators in seeking help, ...

    • 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 ...

    • Posted on December 29th, 2018 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Peer Health Exchange LA Welcomes New Board Members

      Peer Health Exchange Los Angeles is thrilled to welcome two new members to our L.A. Board. Catherine Gretch, a lawyer and former teacher, brings to the board an understanding of startups and Fortune 500 corporations. Whitney Showler, a therapist and operations expert, has worked with young people and families in various capacities. Please read ...

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