Being away from school, teachers, and friends during the COVID-19 health crisis can be tough. Social distancing with family members, and even our pets, can take some getting used to—even when we know staying home is the right thing to do. Are you going through new or different feelings of stress and anxiety? Do you have questions about how to manage your relationships during a pandemic? Or how to make choices about using substances like alcohol? We’re here to help. Keep scrolling for a library of health resources to help you take care of yourself during this time. 

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Student Resources

Staying well during the COVID-19 health crisis

Meet Courteney, Jolie, Kayla, Wasan, and Zimani. They’re college student health educators with Peer Health Exchange. 
Click below to watch as they share their own experiences as young people navigating their mental and emotional well-being and coping with the COVID-19 crisis. Check out our YouTube channel for more videos like this.  

Do you have questions about your health? How to manage new and different forms of stress and anxiety? How to protect yourself from STIs? How to make choices about drinking?

Asking for a Friend is Peer Health Exchange’s virtual question-and-answer service. College student Health Educators at Peer Health Exchange are here to help. Click the “ask” button located at the bottom right corner of your screen to share your question and we will do our best to provide a personal response within 48 hours. We will not share any information you submit except to allow us to respond to your questions. 

*Our website is not a resource for life-threatening situations and is not monitored 24/7. If you are in crisis, please call 911.*

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Meet Courteney, Jolie, Wasan, and Zimani. They’re college student health educators with Peer Health Exchange. Click below to watch as they share their own experiences as young people navigating their mental and emotional well-being and coping with the COVID-19 crisis. Check out our YouTube channel for more 
videos like this.  

Do you have questions about your health? How to manage new and different forms of stress and anxiety? How to protect yourself from STIs? How to make choices about drinking?

Asking for a Friend is Peer Health Exchange’s virtual question-and-answer service. College student Health Educators at Peer Health Exchange are here to help. 
Click the “ask” button located at the bottom right corner of your screen to share your question and we will do our best to provide a personal response within 48 hours. We will not share any information you submit except to allow us to respond to your questions. 

*Our website is not a resource for life-threatening situations and is not monitored 24/7. 
If you are in crisis, please call 911.*

Staying well during 
the COVID-19 health crisis

Let's Talk: Your Health

Resources for Young People

Are you an educator? Click here for lesson plans and activities that incorporate 
Peer Health Exchange resources.

Are you an educator? Click here for lesson plans and activities that incorporate 
Peer Health Exchange resources.

Crisis Resources

  • Crisis Text LineText “home” to 741741 or click the link to chat online any time 
    • Crisis doesn’t just mean thinking about ending your own life.  A crisis can be any experience with a painful emotion or difficult life event. Any time you need support, and you can text the Crisis Text Line for help. 
  • National Suicide Prevention LifelineCall 1-800-273-8255 any time 
    • The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Call any time you or someone you care about needs help. 

  • The Trevor Project:  Visitwww.thetrevorproject.org 
    • You can contact The Trevor Project 24/7 for help via chat, text, or phone. They specialize in supporting LGBTQ+ youth. 

  • Crisis Text LineText “home” to 741741 or click the link to chat online any time 
    • Crisis doesn’t just mean thinking about ending your own life.  A crisis can be any experience with a painful emotion or difficult life event. Any time you need support, and you can text the Crisis Text Line for help. 
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    Call 1-800-273-8255 any time 
    • The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Call any time you or someone you care about needs help. 

  • The Trevor Project:  
    Visitwww.thetrevorproject.org 
    • You can contact The Trevor Project 24/7 for help via chat, text, or phone. They specialize in supporting LGBTQ+ youth.