Penn State Altoona announces peer advocacy hours for spring 2023

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Penn State Altoona's Health and Wellness Center and the college's human development and family studies degree program are offering a peer advocate program during the fall 2023 semester. Trained students will serve as peer advocates to offer a supportive listening environment with drop-in hours.

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ALTOONA, Pa. — Penn State Altoona's Health and Wellness Center is partnering with the human development and family studies degree program to offer a peer advocate program during the spring 2023 semester. Trained students will serve as peer advocates to offer a supportive listening environment with drop-in hours.

Students can attend to discuss concerns about stress, relationships, the future, courses, feelings of being overwhelmed, or just to talk.

Peer advocacy sessions are available on the following days and times:

  • Mondays, from 12:15 to 2:15 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m.
  • Tuesdays, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m.
  • Wednesdays, from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m.
  • Thursdays, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

For more information, visit the Peer Advocacy Program page.

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