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  • Posted on April 27th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Let’s Talk: Asking for a Friend

    Asking questions about your health can be difficult if you don’t have the tools and trusted resources to navigate the current health system. Peer Health Exchange health educators are here to help!

  • 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 Alcohol- Understanding the Risks: Learn about the effects of alcohol on the brain body and behavior 4 “Cs” of Decision Making: A guide to making informed decisions for your health For more information, check out the additional resources below: Substance Abuse: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-8255 any time The Lifeline ...

  • 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 ...

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

    Let’s Talk: Sex and Safety

    In many case, social distancing has made it difficult for people to meaningfully connect with their partners, and in other cases, being stuck at home together may be leading to relationship challenges.

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