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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 June 8th, 2016 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Childhood USA Project Video Featuring Peer Health Exchange

    On Tuesday June 7, Peer Health Exchange joined Childhood USA in releasing a new video about our work in the San Francisco Bay Area. Peer Health Exchange Bay Area works with the volunteers from the University of California at Berkeley, St. Mary’s College, and San Francisco State University to empower high school students in 16 local schools. By giving young people the knowledge, skills, and resources that they need to face inevitable challenges surrounding relationships, drugs, and alcohol, they can make safer and informed decisions leading to a brighter future. This video talks to our volunteers, staff, alumni, and high school partners to give you a little more insight into ...

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