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Internet Sites:

* Peer Education: Promoting Healthy Behaviors
Facts and figures on the effects of peer education provided by Advocates for Youth.
http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/publications/factsheet/fspeered.htm

* PAL: (Peer Assistance Leadership)
Describes a California based outreach program for elementary, intermediate, and high school students. “The proven results are improved school attendance, reduced drug and alcohol abuse, a positive school climate, increased academic success, responsible behavior, and involvement in community service.”
http://www.ocde.k12.ca.us/PAL/index2.html

* Peer Resources Network
This Canadian organization offers training, educational resources, and consultation to those interested in peer helping/education. The resources section has information on books, articles, and videos.
http://www.peer.ca/peer.html

* National Peer Helpers Association
The mission of this association is to “provide leadership and promote excellence in the peer resource field.”
PO Box 2684
Greenville, NC 27836-0684
Phone: (913) 362-0794
E-mail: npha@peerhelping.org
http://www.peerhelping.org/



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