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Peer Education Programs

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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.

• 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.”

• 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.

• 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