Peer Support Volunteers Program
This promising practice highlights how students in grades 8 - 11 are chosen by their peers to be peer support volunteers. Peer support volunteers provide mental health information, resources, and links to services in their community to their peers. They are the bridge in connecting peers to getting what they need. The peer support volunteers also run a variety of activities at lunch and after school that revolve around the healthy themes including: mental health, healthy relationships, substance use awareness, sexual wellness, diversity, body image and family problems.
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