Drop-In Peer Support
Email email@example.com during any of the times listed below to schedule a completely confidential and online talk with one of our trained Peer Health volunteers.
Drop-in Peer Support is free, confidential, and a non-judgmental environment. Provided by Peer Health.
Who we are
Peer Health are students dedicated to promoting health on the U of S Saskatoon campus and are passionate about the health issues that impact student well-being. Peer Health works within the Be Well framework in the following seven specialties:
- Harm Reduction: Alcohol Moderation and Substance Use
- Healthy Connections
- Healthy Lifestyles
- Invisible Disabilities
- Mental Eellness
- Parents On Campus
- Sexual Wellness
Mission and goals
Peer Health holds the following mission and goals:
- Promote a better and safer quality of life by helping students develop health knowledge and skills
- Provide evidence based promotion programs built around current science, research, and practices
- Enhance student leadership, development, and personal growth
Promotion on campus
Peer Health promotes health on campus in ways including:
- Health campaigns
- Online and classroom presentations
- Educational infographics, student blogs, and social media health tips
- Student blog and social media posts and health tips
- Online social events that provide opportunities for students to meet others
- Outreach events in various campus locations (on hold)
Volunteer with us
As a Peer Health volunteer you will learn about student health issues, meet new people, develop friendships, feel part of a greater campus community, and gain hands on experience and skill development.
Expectations of our volunteers:
- Available to volunteer for 2 hours a week
- Complete online orientation
- Participate in weekly Peer Health meetings. These will be online using Webex.
- Contribute to Peer Health programming through health promotion group planning, research, resource creation and peer to peer outreach
- You do not need to be in Saskatoon to participate.
Peer Health is a university-approved program for the Co-Curricular Record (CCR). The volunteers that fulfill the requirements set by Peer Health have the opportunity to have their Peer Health volunteering added to their Co-Curricular Record.
Health Promotion Team
Health Education Coordinator
Social Media Coordinator
- Justin Mateverde
- Makda Sengal
- Roha Shahzad
- Nicole Reyes
- Alysha Bachinski
- Samantha Bohay
- Kelly de Geest
- Shawna Langer
Our Peer Health volunteers