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  • Posted on March 8th, 2018 by Adriana Díaz

    Q&A with Nurx’s Jessica Horwitz

    In case you missed it, Peer Health Exchange launched a pilot partnership with Nurx last month to increase sexual healthcare access to our Los Angeles area college campuses! Through April 15, more than 200 of our volunteers are spreading the word on Nurx’s services to empower their peers to make positive sexual health choices.  ...

  • Posted on May 8th, 2017 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Peer Health Exchange Disapproves of House-Passed American Health Care Act

    With our partners, Peer Health Exchange aims to advance health equity and improve health outcomes for young people. PHE stands with organizations like the School-Based Health Alliance in expressing our deep concern about the House passing the American Health Care Act (AHCA). If signed into law, the AHCA could endanger millions of young people and their ability to access health care. In particular, we are disappointed to see that under the AHCA, Medicaid and individual market providers could eliminate substance use and mental health treatment from coverage. Medicaid restructuring could also jeopardize students’ ability to access critical health services in school-based health centers. We urge you to show up ...

  • Posted on March 31st, 2017 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Peer Health Exchange Stands with Planned Parenthood

    We are deeply disappointed about the Senate vote to defund Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood provides critical information and health care services to young people across the country. This vote to defund Planned Parenthood has the potential to jeopardize healthy futures for young people everywhere. We believe all young people deserve access to the health resources and services they need to live healthy lives.  

  • Posted on February 19th, 2016 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    What Is It Like Inside Your Local Health Center?

    There are many reasons why young people are unable to access health resources in their schools and communities. One of the barriers that our program hopes to eliminate is a lack of information. To that end, we are thrilled to announce a new resource to help young people access the care they may need. We collaborated with Stone Soup ...

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