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    • 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 29th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Why We Launched “Let’s Talk: Your Health”

      The world is changing now more than ever and it might feel really overwhelming. Being away from school, teachers, and friends during the COVID-19 health this crisis can be tough. We’re here to help. Check out our portal, Let’s Talk: Your Health.

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

      Let’s Talk: Accessing Resources

      Due to social distancing guidelines, many health centers have had to reduce their services or provide virtual services for the time being. Since you may sometimes need the support of a healthcare professional, the following is a list of adolescent service clinics that continue to offer in-person or virtual services to youth during this ...

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

      Hablemos: Acceso a los servicios de salud

      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 13th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Let’s Talk: COVID-19 and Your Health

      Being away from school, teachers, and friends during the COVID-19 health crisis can be tough, and it feels like everything has changed. See how others are managing the crisis, and find general resources to support your overall health, below. COVID-19’s impact on young people: Above the Noise: YouTube video series on COVID-19 and GenZ ...

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

      Let’s Talk: Substance Use

      Substance Use Toolkit 4 “Cs” of Decision Making: A guide to making informed decisions for your health Alcohol- Understanding the Risks: Learn about the effects of alcohol on the brain body and behavior Is It Too Much?: A reflection guide about how to know if substance use or other coping mechanisms are going too ...

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

      Hablemos: Consumo de sustancias

      El distanciamiento social puede ser realmente difícil, y los sentimientos de frustración, aislamiento y aburrimiento son comunes. Si usted o alguien que conoce está abusando del alcohol o las drogas durante este tiempo, puede encontrar recursos e información útiles.

    • Posted on April 11th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Let’s Talk: LGBTQ+

      COVID is tough for everyone to navigate, but we know that queer and trans young folxoften don't get access to the health resources they need and deserve. This is especially true now.While all of the resources on our site may be helpful for LGBTQ+ young people, these can help you navigate the additional challenges ...

    • Posted on April 11th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Hablemos: LGBTQ+

      COVID-19 es difícil de navegar para todos, pero sabemos que los jóvenes queer y trans jóvenes a menudo no tienen acceso a los recursos de salud que necesitan y merecen. Esto es especialmente cierto ahora. Si bien todos los recursos en nuestro sitio pueden ser útiles para los jóvenes LGBTQ +, estos pueden ayudarlo ...

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