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  • Posted on June 9th, 2017 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Host Teacher Spotlight: Commander Matthew Sturges

    At PHE Boston, our success teaching ninth grade students about their mental health, sexual health, and substance abuse is dictated not only by our college volunteer health educators, but also by our partners within the school system. We could not do this important work without them! We recently asked Commander Matthew Sturges, teacher at John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science in Roxbury, for his thoughts on the PHE Boston program: “Peer Health Exchange reaches out and connects with students in a critical time in their life. This is a program that has mentors not much older than the freshmen students themselves. The students listen to these college ...

  • Posted on April 15th, 2016 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    PHEnomenal Five

    PHE New York Career Development Event 2016 PHEnomenal Five is a bi-weekly round-up of five articles that we thought were interesting related to young people, health education and health outcomes. PHEnomenal Five (April 15, 2016) 1.  A new senate bill that would require sex education to be LGBTQ-inclusive as well as medically accurate. 2. A look ...

  • Posted on March 29th, 2016 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    PHE at Boston University Participates in Mental Health Fair

    Last week, PHE volunteers at Boston University (BU) were involved in facilitating an important event on campus—a mental health fair called Fresh Check Day. “BU PHE became involved in Fresh Check Day after meeting with another group on campus, Project Hope, about wanting to put on a mental health fair for BU Students,” said ...

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